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ZIP Code 97201

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Southwest Hills|Northwest|West
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (2:32am)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.51, -122.69
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97201. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97201, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Portland, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97201 is located in northwest Oregon and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97201 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97201 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,484
Population Density 7,617 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,393
Median Home Value $550,300
Land Area 2.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,272
Median Household Income $40,380

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1661441296221,5111,170709512411392392488407301206165140123
Female1481641597641,539907508354326274336379454270239196213266
Total3143082881,3863,0502,0771,217866737666728867861571445361353389

Gender

 Male 7,988 52%
 Female 7,496 48%
Gender

Race

 White 12,596 81.3%
 Black Or African American 325 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 0.7%
 Asian 1,520 9.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.3%
 Other Race 214 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 676 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner48247385432620448278150
Renter1,5781,703620453572282268188
Total1,6261,9501,0058851,192730546338

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,934 23%
 Single Guardian 341 4%
 Singles 4,517 55%
 Singles With Roommate 1,480 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,615 92%
 Households with Kids 657 8%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3441291930332319392127253224234537171346293
Female3229302529283547254024292937243238242428334
Total6670594459615866646151546161477775413774627

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97201 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 97201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 97201 real estate data, the median home value of $550,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97201. Rentals in 97201 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,584 87.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,697 11.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 183 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,830 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 778 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,664 60%
 Households Vacant 1,121 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 515 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 35 3%
 For Sale Only 106 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 323 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,386 25%
 1 Bedroom 2,679 47%
 2 Bedroom 1,314 23%
 3+ Bedroom 267 5%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $40,380 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97201 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 97201 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 97201 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97201 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,211 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,948 42%
 No Earnings 4,025 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,211 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,948 42%
 No Earnings 4,025 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,272 42.0%
 Public transportation 1,184 15.2%
 Taxicab 42 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,694 34.6%
 Worked at Home 594 7.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 97201 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 207 4%
 High School Graduate 1,230 23%
 Associate's degree 340 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,781 33%
 Master's degree 938 17%
 Professional school degree 566 11%
 Doctorate degree 302 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 485 58.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 305 36.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97201

ZIP Code 97201 is in the Portland School District 1j. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97201.

Ainsworth Elementary School
2425 SW Vista Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
St Marys Academy
1615 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cedarwood Waldorf School
3030 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Helen Gordon Child Development Center- Psu
1609 SW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Portland Chinese School
724 SW Harrison St 3rd Fl Neuberger Hall
Portland, OR 97201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The International School
025 SW Sherman St
Portland, OR 97201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St James Child Development Center
1315 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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