Portland, TX Population

Population: 14,827. Estimated population in July 2020: 16,219 (+9.4% change)
Males: 7,344 (49.5%), Females: 7,483 (50.5%)

San Patricio County

Zip code: 78374

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $48,574
Median house value: $89,800

Races in Portland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.9%)
  • Hispanic (26.1%)
  • Other race (7.4%)
  • Black (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.8%), Irish (10.7%), English (10.0%), United States (6.3%), French (3.9%), Italian (2.4%).

Land area: 7.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Portland

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

2.9% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,550 (+20.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Portland:

  • IHS HOSPITAL AT CORPUS CHRISTI (about 10 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL MEMORIAL (about 11 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI WARM SPGS REHAB HOSP (about 11 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Portland:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 15 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 73 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 117 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Portland:

  • HUNT (about 3 miles; PORTLAND, TX; Abbreviation: 9R5)
  • T P MC CAMPBELL (about 8 miles; INGLESIDE, TX; Abbreviation: T43)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI NAS/TRUAX FIELD (about 14 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: NGP)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:

  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 13 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 47 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 48 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 68 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 118 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 122 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)

Schools

Public high school in Portland:

  • GREGORY-PORTLAND H S (Students: 1,278; Location: 4601 WILDCAT DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Portland:

  • GREGORY-PORTLAND J H (Students: 672; Location: 4600 WILDCAT DR; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GREGORY-PORTLAND INT (Students: 666; Location: 2250 MEMORIAL PKWY; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • CLARK EL (Students: 496; Location: 1100 AUSTIN ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ANDREWS EL (Students: 477; Location: 1100 LANG RD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • EAST CLIFF EL (Students: 358; Location: 200 FULTON ST; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Portland:

  • BELL/WHITTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $209,340; Location: 2400 MEMORIAL PKWY; 42,971 books; 1,018 audio materials; 1,106 video materials; 83 serial subscriptions)