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ZIP Code 97231

Primary City:Portland, OR (View All Cities)
County: Multnomah County
Timezone: Pacific (5:21am)
Area code: 971 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.7, -122.8
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97231. 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 97231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97231, 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
Unacceptable:
Burlington

Stats and Demographics for the 97231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97231 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97231 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 97231 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,280
Population Density 67 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,963
Median Home Value $432,700
Land Area 64.33 sq mi
Water Area 13.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,802
Median Household Income $87,281

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59373166
5-9109104213
10-14114116230
15-19123124247
20-247776153
25-2910990199
30-3411292204
35-39147128275
40-44142145287
45-49216199415
50-54210186396
55-59246254500
60-64216174390
65-69152121273
70-747362135
75-79523991
80-84233558
85 Plus222648

Gender

 Male 2,236 52%
 Female 2,044 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,790 88.6%
 Black Or African American 28 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 2.0%
 Asian 158 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.2%
 Other Race 79 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 131 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441519
25-346074134
35-4420774281
45-5438572457
55-6445850508
65-7424423267
75-84891099
85 Plus32537

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,002 56%
 Single Guardian 151 8%
 Singles 463 26%
 Singles With Roommate 186 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,380 77%
 Households with Kids 422 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1182139
2151732
319928
4281644
5222143
6252146
7241943
8201838
9182543
10212142
11202343
12341953
13222749
14172643
15223557
16342559
17283058
18221840
19171633
20201333

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97231 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97231 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 97231 real estate data, the median home value of $432,700 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 97231. Rentals in 97231 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 97231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,218 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 945 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 534 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 323 16%
 Households Vacant 161 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 46 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 23%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 58 23%
 2 Bedroom 93 37%
 3+ Bedroom 101 40%
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 $87,281 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97231 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 97231 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. Most commuters in 97231 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 1,520 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,130 32%
 No Earnings 890 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 1,520 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,130 32%
 No Earnings 890 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,801 77.3%
 Public transportation 52 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 145 6.2%
 Worked at Home 327 14.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 97231 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 38 2%
 High School Graduate 700 40%
 Associate's degree 74 4%
 Bachelor's degree 520 30%
 Master's degree 215 12%
 Professional school degree 138 8%
 Doctorate degree 56 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 406 67.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 171 28.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97231

ZIP Code 97231 is in the Portland School District 1j. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97231.

Skyline Elementary School
11536 NW Skyline Blvd
Portland, OR 97231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District 1j
Sauvie Island Academy
14445 NW Charlton Rd
Portland, OR 97231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scappoose School District 1j

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