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ZIP Code 97215

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mt. Tabor|Inner Southeast|Southeast Uplift
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (12:33pm)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.51, -122.60
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97215. 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 97215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97215, 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 97215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97215 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 97215 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97215 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,375
Population Density 7,208 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,559
Median Home Value $350,100
Land Area 2.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,240
Median Household Income $63,514

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5455466921
5-9423395818
10-14326355681
15-19299264563
20-24396406802
25-297528141,566
30-348037831,586
35-398557851,640
40-447367091,445
45-495766191,195
50-545706231,193
55-595756711,246
60-64455501956
65-69250296546
70-74152201353
75-79140176316
80-8494155249
85 Plus95204299

Gender

 Male 7,952 49%
 Female 8,423 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,134 86.3%
 Black Or African American 263 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.6%
 Asian 937 5.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 61 0.4%
 Other Race 242 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 634 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2412221233
25-344161,0031,419
35-441,1085721,680
45-541,0573291,386
55-641,0812871,368
65-74462113575
75-8428890378
85 Plus13566201

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,864 40%
 Single Guardian 832 11%
 Singles 2,261 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,283 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,472 76%
 Households with Kids 1,768 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19193184
29789186
39087177
47795172
59795192
69177168
78876164
87572147
97275147
106879147
117062132
125668124
136882150
146464128
157450124
165860118
175858116
186156117
19484088
20504393

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97215 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97215 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97215 real estate data, the median home value of $350,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97215. Rentals in 97215 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,145 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 156 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 23 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,495 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,064 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,681 35%
 Households Vacant 319 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 125 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 52 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 83 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 158 6%
 1 Bedroom 781 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,157 44%
 3+ Bedroom 517 20%
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 $63,514 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97215 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 97215 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 97215 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 97215 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 97215 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 6,020 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,271 31%
 No Earnings 3,495 25%
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 6,020 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,271 31%
 No Earnings 3,495 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,039 66.0%
 Public transportation 879 9.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,335 14.6%
 Worked at Home 852 9.3%
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 268 5%
 High School Graduate 1,965 35%
 Associate's degree 302 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,134 38%
 Master's degree 600 11%
 Professional school degree 186 3%
 Doctorate degree 98 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,358 67.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 511 25.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 148 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97215

ZIP Code 97215 is in the Portland School District 1j. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97215.

Bridger Elementary School
7910 SE Market St
Portland, OR 97215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Glencoe Elementary School
825 SE 51st Ave
Portland, OR 97215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Mt Tabor Middle School
5800 SE Ash St
Portland, OR 97215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Portland Arthur Academy Charter School
7507 SE Yamhill St
Portland, OR 97215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j

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