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ZIP Code 97236

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Pleasant Valley|Outer Southeast|Southeast Uplift
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (6:30pm)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.48, -122.51
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97236

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97236. 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 97236. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97236, 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 97236 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97236 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 97236 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97236 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,852
Population Density 4,770 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,145
Median Home Value $194,800
Land Area 7.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,424
Median Household Income $43,517

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5761,4891,3991,3711,1881,2991,3531,2731,1741,2791,2791,068844520372292178151
Female1,4601,4191,3521,3411,2391,4701,3941,2931,2311,2901,2531,154829591470376305280
Total3,0362,9082,7512,7122,4272,7692,7472,5662,4052,5692,5322,2221,6731,111842668483431

Gender

 Male 18,105 49%
 Female 18,747 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,181 68%
 Black Or African American 2,008 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 408 1%
 Asian 4,295 12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 392 1%
 Other Race 2,812 8%
 Two Or More Races 1,756 5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner868871,3211,7361,563818488182
Renter4491,4661,2201,02962430419853
Total5352,3532,5412,7652,1871,122686235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,805 47%
 Single Guardian 2,947 24%
 Singles 2,681 22%
 Singles With Roommate 991 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,386 59%
 Households with Kids 5,038 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male312324307308279307321292290289274297269270291279275268258223
Female293315314282279280285299276291259258290254274299259278231234
Total605639621590558587606591566580533555559524565578534546489457

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97236 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 97236 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 97236 real estate data, the median home value of $194,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97236 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97236 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 97236 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,271 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 189 0.5%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 379 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,487 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,594 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,343 41%
 Households Vacant 721 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 315 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 197 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 1%
 1 Bedroom 947 17%
 2 Bedroom 2,508 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,023 37%
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 $43,517 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97236 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. Residents in ZIP code 97236 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 97236 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,702 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,496 27%
 No Earnings 10,789 39%
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 9,702 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,496 27%
 No Earnings 10,789 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,421 83.3%
 Public transportation 1,261 8.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 501 3.4%
 Worked at Home 711 4.8%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,297 20.4%
 High School Graduate 6,357 56.6%
 Associate's degree 830 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,236 11.0%
 Master's degree 384 3.4%
 Professional school degree 69 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 68 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,555 78.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 730 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,081 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97236

ZIP Code 97236 is in the Centennial School District 28j. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97236.

Lynch Meadows Elementary School
18009 SE Brooklyn St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Centennial School District 28j
Lynch Wood Elementary School
3615 SE 174th St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Centennial School District 28j
Alice Ott Middle School
12500 SE Ramona St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: David Douglas School District 40
Gilbert Heights Elementary School
12839 SE Holgate Blvd
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: David Douglas School District 40
Gilbert Park Elementary School
13132 SE Ramona St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: David Douglas School District 40
Arthur Academy
13717 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: David Douglas School District 40
Centennial Middle School
17650 SE Brooklyn St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Centennial School District 28j
Serendipity Center
14815 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Serp Alternative School
2601 SE 160th Ave Ste 200
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Franciscan Montessori Earth School
14750 SE Clinton St
Portland, OR 97236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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