Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 97218

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (10:15am)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.58, -122.59
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97218. 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 97218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97218, 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 97218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97218 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 97218 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 a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97218 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,561
Population Density 2,084 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,797
Median Home Value $250,800
Land Area 6.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,494
Median Household Income $47,099

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male541490471464424607726728533464465438327207117955365
Female554506420401386699734594532503496463332211174109108124
Total1,0959968918658101,3061,4601,3221,065967961901659418291204161189

Gender

 Male 7,215 50%
 Female 7,346 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,702 59.8%
 Black Or African American 2,180 15.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 290 2.0%
 Asian 902 6.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.4%
 Other Race 1,655 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 776 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14494733738678318192103
Renter1526855183822781285526
Total1661,1791,2511,120956446247129

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,051 37%
 Single Guardian 1,105 20%
 Singles 1,538 28%
 Singles With Roommate 800 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,747 68%
 Households with Kids 1,747 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1041241079994901149894911019390961038096939275
Female107119100107112104929110782868680861017878737170
Total211243207206206194206189201173187179170182204158174166163145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97218 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97218 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1950s. Looking at 97218 real estate data, the median home value of $250,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,360 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 32 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 77 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 92 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,510 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 760 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,224 38%
 Households Vacant 303 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 119 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 5%
 For Sale Only 64 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 121 6%
 1 Bedroom 585 27%
 2 Bedroom 751 34%
 3+ Bedroom 722 33%
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 $47,099 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97218 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 97218 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 97218 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 4,816 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,181 27%
 No Earnings 3,853 33%
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 4,816 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,181 27%
 No Earnings 3,853 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,318 76%
 Public transportation 838 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 57 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 552 8%
 Worked at Home 237 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 983 18.3%
 High School Graduate 2,490 46.4%
 Associate's degree 450 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,016 18.9%
 Master's degree 331 6.2%
 Professional school degree 79 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,509 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 229 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 394 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97218

ZIP Code 97218 is in the Oregon Department of Education School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97218.

The Ivy School
4212 NE Prescott St
Portland, OR 97218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oregon Department of Education School District
Rigler Elementary School
5401 NE Prescott St
Portland, OR 97218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Scott Elementary School
6700 NE Prescott St
Portland, OR 97218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Trinity Lutheran School
5520 NE Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Transitional School
6601 NE Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes