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ZIP Code 97205

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Goose Hollow
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (4:08pm)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.52, -122.70
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97205. 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 97205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97205, 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 97205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97205 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 97205 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is 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 97205 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,688
Population Density 7,875 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,464
Median Home Value $393,400
Land Area 0.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,912
Median Household Income $25,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male815035915316524403352843243593663012151251087249
Female605341104501521263207168156222234218166109818779
Total141103761951,0321,173703542452480581600519381234189159128

Gender

 Male 4,418 57%
 Female 3,270 43%
Gender

Race

 White 6,463 84.1%
 Black Or African American 323 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 1.2%
 Asian 353 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 122 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 326 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9661211292021279959
Renter6151,14949259265735018560
Total6241,215613721859477284119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 697 14%
 Single Guardian 152 3%
 Singles 3,431 70%
 Singles With Roommate 632 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 4,686 95%
 Households with Kids 226 5%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1417191110177791149479103294075
Female1511781661212766611129420294268
Total29282619262319191617101515191814235882143

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97205 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 97205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97205 real estate data, the median home value of $393,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97205 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,848 89.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 57 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 783 10.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 535 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 277 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,100 75%
 Households Vacant 552 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 314 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 4%
 For Sale Only 40 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 117 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,296 33%
 1 Bedroom 2,043 52%
 2 Bedroom 410 11%
 3+ Bedroom 146 4%
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 $25,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97205 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 97205 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 97205 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 97205 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97205 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,369 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,976 30%
 No Earnings 2,206 34%
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 2,369 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,976 30%
 No Earnings 2,206 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,362 36%
 Public transportation 806 21%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,084 29%
 Worked at Home 507 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 97205 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 129 4%
 High School Graduate 1,185 36%
 Associate's degree 158 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,057 32%
 Master's degree 452 14%
 Professional school degree 154 5%
 Doctorate degree 136 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 65 58%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 40%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97205

ZIP Code 97205 is in the Portland School District 1j. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97205.

Le Monde French Immersion Public Charter School
1010 SW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Lincoln High School
1600 SW Salmon St
Portland, OR 97205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portland School District 1j
Northwest Academy
1130 SW Main St
Portland, OR 97205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Avenues for Youth
314 SW 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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