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ZIP Code 97217

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Kenton|North Portland
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (6:23am)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.59, -122.71
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97217. 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 97217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97217, 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 97217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97217 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97217 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 97217 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,438
Population Density 2,433 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,682
Median Home Value $265,200
Land Area 12.92 sq mi
Water Area 5.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,710
Median Household Income $53,972

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0248176616508781,5331,8141,7421,3471,0481,0281,016828535308193153111
Female9717235855978891,7171,9511,6571,1649521,0321,029908585343243189217
Total1,9951,5401,2461,2471,7673,2503,7653,3992,5112,0002,0602,0451,7361,120651436342328

Gender

 Male 15,686 50%
 Female 15,752 50%
Gender

Race

 White 22,665 72%
 Black Or African American 3,746 12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 348 1%
 Asian 1,218 4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 302 1%
 Other Race 1,269 4%
 Two Or More Races 1,890 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner531,3832,2061,6451,741923461194
Renter3671,7531,05178270929210545
Total4203,1363,2572,4272,4501,215566239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,589 33%
 Single Guardian 2,128 16%
 Singles 4,451 32%
 Singles With Roommate 2,542 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,492 77%
 Households with Kids 3,218 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222220192167159194151142171148137130124122134140135121120135
Female24319216917616115014014213013311313311393127107123137103137
Total465412361343320344291284301281250263237215261247258258223272

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97217 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97217 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97217 real estate data, the median home value of $265,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97217 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97217 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,274 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 19 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 142 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,877 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,729 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,104 35%
 Households Vacant 972 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 301 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 151 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 237 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 174 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,655 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,899 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,212 25%
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 $53,972 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97217 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 97217 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 97217 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 97217 can expect to fall in that range. 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 11,440 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,503 32%
 No Earnings 6,877 26%
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 11,440 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,503 32%
 No Earnings 6,877 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,782 66.9%
 Public transportation 2,328 13.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 118 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,455 13.9%
 Worked at Home 926 5.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,135 9%
 High School Graduate 5,307 43%
 Associate's degree 956 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,295 27%
 Master's degree 1,165 9%
 Professional school degree 240 2%
 Doctorate degree 283 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,317 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 699 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 389 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97217

ZIP Code 97217 is in the Portland School District 1j. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97217.

Trillium
5420 North Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Portland School District 1j
Beach Elementary School
1710 North Humboldt St
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Chief Joseph Elementary School
2409 North Saratoga St
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Humboldt Elementary School
4915 North Gantenbein Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Ockley Green
6031 North Montana
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Peninsula Elementary School
8125 North Emerald Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Portland Village School
7654 North Delaware St
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Jefferson High School
5210 North Kerby Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portland School District 1j
Holy Redeemer Catholic School
127 N Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Open Meadow Middle School
7602 N Emerald Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
De La Salle North Catholic High School
7528 N Fenwick Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Rosemary Anderson High School/Portland Oic
717 N Killingsworth Ct
Portland, OR 97217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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