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Portland - Northampton countyPopulation 579
Portland, Pennsylvania, in Northampton county, is 25 miles NE of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and 50 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 579 people people live in Portland.
The People and Families of Portland
In Portland, about 51% of adults are married. Single people feel welcome in Portland, and many people make their homes without family or roommates living with them.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Portland had a median family income of $46,250.
The Republican party was the top fund-raiser among political parties in Portland.
Of the houses, apartments, etc. in Portland, about 57% are lived in by their owners, not renters. The average year in which most residences in the town were built is earlier than in most places. Renting one (or even zero) bedroom apartments is pretty common in Portland. The average property tax bill in the town is higher than that of most other communities in Pennsylvania.
In Portland, 91% of commuters drive to work. Portland Population (2000)