Portland SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
8.5
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
8

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Portland, Connecticut Info Snack

Portland is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 8,732 at the 2000 census. The town center is listed as a census-designated place (CDP). It is situated across the Connecticut River from Middletown. Brownstone quarried in Portland was used in the construction of Hartford's Old State House in 1796. The vast majority of the brownstone buildings in Connecticut (see College Row at Wesleyan University and the Long Walk at Trinity College) as well as the famous brownstones in New York City were built with brownstone from Portland's quarries.
Population
5,595
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
10.7%
Median Home
$225,500
Median Income
$70,758
Median Rent
$1,052

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Map Of Portland, CT

Population over time in Portland

Year Population % Change
2017 5,595 -0.2%
2016 5,607 -0.2%
2015 5,619 -0.3%
2014 5,634 0.1%
2013 5,628 -4.8%
2012 5,911 -1.6%
2011 6,009 1.0%
2010 5,947 -

Crime in Portland Per 100k

Crime Portland CT USA
Violent Crime 85.8 228.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.8 5.3
Robbery 0.0 78.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 85.8 123.4 248.9
Property Crime 1104.7 1769.9 2362.0
Burglary 128.7 247.8 430.4
Larceny 858.0 1318.5 1694.0
Car Theft 118.0 203.7 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Portland

White
94.5% (5,288)
African American
1.0% (55)
American Indian
0.5% (26)
Asian
0.4% (25)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (119)
Hispanic
1.5% (82)
Race Portland CT USA
White 94.5% 68.1% 61.5%
African American 1.0% 9.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 4.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.0% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.5% 15.4% 17.6%

Household Income For Portland, Connecticut

Less than $10,000
5.1% (28,534)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (14,547)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.0% (55,950)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.2% (34,689)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (69,378)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (97,912)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (76,092)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.1% (112,459)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.3% (40,843)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (28,534)
Income Portland CT USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 3.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.0% 7.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.2% 7.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 10.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 15.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 12.6% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.1% 17.1% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.3% 8.6% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 11.0% 6.3%

Gender in Portland

Female
54.2% (3,034)
Male
45.8% (2,560)
Gender Portland CT USA
Female 54.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 45.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.8% (101)
9-12th Grade
5.6% (316)
High School / GED
33.8% (1,891)
Some College
15.7% (875)
Associate's Degree
14.1% (790)
Bachelor's Degree
18.3% (1,026)
Master's Degree
8.8% (492)
Professional Degree
0.2% (9)
Doctorate Degree
1.6% (92)
Education Portland CT USA
< 9th Grade 1.8% 4.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.6% 5.6% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.8% 27.2% 27.3%
Some College 15.7% 17.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 14.1% 7.6% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.3% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.8% 12.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.2% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.6% 1.7% 1.4%

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