Portland Ranks Among Richest Cities in U.S.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Portland ranks among the richest cities in the U.S., according to a report from FindTheBest.
The report shows that 9.6 percent of Portland's 594,687 person population makes over $150,000 a year, and 43.8 percent of the population have a bachelor's degree. Portland is the 14th richest city in the U.S.
San Francisco topped the list as the number one richest city, with 23.4 percent of its population making over $150,000 a year.
Our Pacific Northwest Neighbor Seattle also ranked higher than Portland with 16.2 percent of its population making over $150,000 a year. Seattle is the fourth richest city in the U.S.
- Portland 10th Best City for People 35 and Under
- Portland 13th in Nation for Public Transit Use
- Portland 14th Fastest Growing U.S. City
- Portland 5th Top U.S. City for Job Growth in 2014