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ZIP Code 97227

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Overlook|North Portland
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (5:46am)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.54, -122.68
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97227. 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 97227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97227, 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 97227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97227 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 97227 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 97227 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,847
Population Density 2,870 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,815
Median Home Value $343,300
Land Area 1.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,696
Median Household Income $50,129

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male106655847150317262208166123110116825235181110
Female1087669651783442611831269892103755127181819
Total21414112711232866152339129222120221915710362362929

Gender

 Male 1,936 50%
 Female 1,911 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,648 68.8%
 Black Or African American 736 19.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 1.3%
 Asian 91 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.2%
 Other Race 73 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 241 6.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3127178124125593920
Renter108426208113995296
Total1115533862372241114826

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 402 24%
 Single Guardian 248 15%
 Singles 618 36%
 Singles With Roommate 428 25%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,361 80%
 Households with Kids 335 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male192123171711151391112916105101113815
Female20241919212013111118713131818811141416
Total3945423638312824202919222928231822272231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97227 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 97227 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97227 real estate data, the median home value of $343,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97227 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97227 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,697 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 14 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 136 3.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 549 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 126 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,021 56%
 Households Vacant 119 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 12%
 1 Bedroom 445 40%
 2 Bedroom 352 32%
 3+ Bedroom 173 16%
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 $50,129 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97227 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. ZIP code 97227 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 97227 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 97227 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 97227 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 1,348 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,443 41%
 No Earnings 719 20%
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 1,348 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,443 41%
 No Earnings 719 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 984 38%
 Public transportation 477 18%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 33 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 744 29%
 Worked at Home 342 13%
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 76 5%
 High School Graduate 571 37%
 Associate's degree 90 6%
 Bachelor's degree 596 39%
 Master's degree 143 9%
 Professional school degree 31 2%
 Doctorate degree 36 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 249 53%
 Enrolled in Private School 93 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 127 27%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97227

ZIP Code 97227 is in the Portland School District 1j. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97227.

Boise-Eliot Elementary School
620 North Fremont
Portland, OR 97227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Self Enhancement, Inc/Sei Academy
3920 North Kerby Ave
Portland, OR 97227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j

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