Multnomah County is located in northwest Oregon. The County Seat is Portland and the largest city is Portland. The Official Web Site is located at https://multco.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 776,712 and the 2010 census population was 735,332. The land area is 431.30 square miles and there are 1704.9 persons per square mile.
80.8% of the population is White, 5.7% is Black or African American, 11.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 7% is Asian, 1.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.6% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 4.4% is two or more races. 89.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 39.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $271,600, there are 305,939 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $30,475, the median household income is $52,511, and 17.8% of the persons in Multnomah County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 75,230. Retail sales (in $1000) were $9,868,453, and sales per capita were $14,157. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.6%.
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