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The Portland Census Designated Place had a population of 5,798 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Portland is located at latitude 41.5729 and longitude -72.6406 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Portland Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.
The Portland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377853) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Portland: East Middletown, Portland Center.
|Total Population||5,798 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,680 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||4,512 (77.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||118 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$79,230|
|Average Household Income||$100,576|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$42,616|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,701 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,816 (67.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||647 (24.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||238 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$229,542|
|Average Home Value||$247,412|
|Housing Affordability Index3||163|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.34%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.02%|
The table below compares Portland to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 56||62nd|
|Population Density||# 96||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 71||51st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 99||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 77||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 96||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.