Portland, PA Population

Population: 579. Estimated population in July 2020: 573 (-1.0% change)
Males: 287 (49.6%), Females: 292 (50.4%)

Northampton County

Zip code: 18351

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $36,827
Median house value: $126,800

Races in Portland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.6%), English (14.3%), Irish (11.1%), Italian (10.9%), Polish (6.0%), Danish (4.7%).

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Portland

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland borough

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

7.1% Foreign born (6.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+12.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Portland:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Portland:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 30 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 50 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 52 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Portland:

  • BLAIRSTOWN (about 9 miles; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: 1N7)
  • STROUDSBURG-POCONO (about 9 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N53)
  • BRADEN AIRPARK (about 16 miles; EASTON, PA; Abbreviation: N43)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:

  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 37 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,202)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 37 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)

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