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ZIP Code 97204

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (6:25pm)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.520, -122.675
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97204. 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 97204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97204, 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 97204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97204 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 97204 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 extremely large. 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 97204 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,036
Population Density 4,169 people per sq mi
Housing Units 448
Median Home Value $328,000
Land Area 0.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 424
Median Household Income $13,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5314
5-9167
10-14404
15-1910111
20-247834112
25-299225117
30-34633093
35-39792099
40-449721118
45-498914103
50-5411018128
55-599821119
60-64451863
65-6918422
70-749312
75-797815
80-84606
85 Plus303

Gender

 Male 812 78%
 Female 224 22%
Gender

Race

 White 779 75.2%
 Black Or African American 157 15.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 2.3%
 Asian 23 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.3%
 Other Race 24 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 26 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2402626
25-3415051
35-4427173
45-543107110
55-646108114
65-7442529
75-849918
85 Plus033

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 24 6%
 Single Guardian 5 1%
 Singles 372 88%
 Singles With Roommate 23 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 417 98%
 Households with Kids 7 2%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101
2011
3000
4000
5000
6000
7011
8156
9000
10000
11000
12101
13303
14000
15000
16101
17202
18303
19415
2010414

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97204 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 97204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97204 real estate data, the median home value of $328,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97204 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 484 47%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 365 35%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 187 18%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 14 3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 11 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 399 89%
 Households Vacant 24 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 407 85%
 1 Bedroom 40 8%
 2 Bedroom 24 5%
 3+ Bedroom 6 1%
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 $13,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97204 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 97204 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 97204 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 97204 has very few people that work at home. 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 97204 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 88 6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 600 44%
 No Earnings 676 50%
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 88 6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 600 44%
 No Earnings 676 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 75 44%
 Public transportation 59 34%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 22%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 262 26%
 High School Graduate 559 56%
 Associate's degree 103 10%
 Bachelor's degree 46 5%
 Master's degree 17 2%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 23 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes