How Portland's racial demographics have changed

Posted on AllSides July 16th, 2023
From The Left
Kavya Beheraj/Axios

The Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander population saw the biggest percentage increase compared to other racial or ethnic groups between 2000 and 2022 in the Portland area — rising 168% to 16,500 — per a new analysis of Census estimates.

The metro area's multiracial population also more than doubled in that time period, along with the Hispanic and Asian populations.

Why it matters: This kind of demographic data is a vital snapshot of how the area's racial and ethnic makeup is changing over time, helping to inform policies and programs across the...

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