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ZIP Code 97221

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Southwest Hills|Northwest|West
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (8:42pm)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.50, -122.73
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97221. 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 97221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97221, 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 97221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97221 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 97221 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97221 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,630
Population Density 2,715 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,213
Median Home Value $432,300
Land Area 4.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,942
Median Household Income $92,024

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male288416343330221263255352437470436492476259170130129136
Female283344365303193278291346472490531541447297186183174303
Total5717607086334145415466989099609671,033923556356313303439

Gender

 Male 5,603 48%
 Female 6,027 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,548 90.7%
 Black Or African American 137 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.4%
 Asian 419 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.2%
 Other Race 81 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 376 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9158629888966486298139
Renter993212442111957579145
Total1084798731,0991,161561377284

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,644 54%
 Single Guardian 489 10%
 Singles 1,406 28%
 Singles With Roommate 403 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,511 71%
 Households with Kids 1,431 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4670536578908891697066786960747781554327
Female5253625654637981677280697272827773531830
Total981231151211321531671721361421461471411321561541541086157

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97221 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97221 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 97221 real estate data, the median home value of $432,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97221. Rentals in 97221 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,442 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 153 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 35 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,605 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 968 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,369 26%
 Households Vacant 271 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 93 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 54 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 108 8%
 1 Bedroom 477 37%
 2 Bedroom 430 34%
 3+ Bedroom 265 21%
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 $92,024 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97221 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 97221 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 97221 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 97221 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 4,015 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,557 26%
 No Earnings 3,213 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 4,015 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,557 26%
 No Earnings 3,213 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,498 80%
 Public transportation 303 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 186 3%
 Worked at Home 622 11%
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 209 5%
 High School Graduate 810 20%
 Associate's degree 237 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,560 38%
 Master's degree 617 15%
 Professional school degree 441 11%
 Doctorate degree 248 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,654 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 846 33%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97221

ZIP Code 97221 is in the Portland School District 1j. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97221.

Bridlemile Elementary School
4300 SW 47th Dr
Portland, OR 97221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Hayhurst Elementary School
5037 SW Iowa St
Portland, OR 97221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Opal School of the Portland Children'S Museum
4015 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
St Thomas More School
3521 SW Patton Rd
Portland, OR 97221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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