Portland, North Dakota

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Portland, North Dakota

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High Points

Portland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Dakota):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Portland Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Portland Affordability of Rents
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 11% Portland College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Portland Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 16% Portland Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Portland Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Portland, North Dakota

Comparing Portland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Dakota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 5
Age of the Population 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Racial Diversity 2 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Working at Home 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 8
Affordability of Rents 10 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 2

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Portland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles NW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 262 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Traill
Standard Zip Codes 58274
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.498
Longitude -97.37

Portland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
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Portland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 604 100%
Male 306 50.7%
Female 298 49.3%
Under 18 143 23.7%
18+ 461 76.3%
65+ 145 24%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.99
White 601 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Portland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 578
Growth -26
Growth % -4.3%

Portland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 64.8%
German 10.3%
Irish 5.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
US/American 2.6%
Polish 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Czech 2.3%
English 1.5%
Swedish 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
Finnish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Portland 604 $43,250
Buxton 350 $48,333
Galesburg 157 $43,750
Hatton 707 $38,250
Hillsboro 1,563 $42,357
Mayville 1,953 $44,931
Reynolds 350 $52,500
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