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Portland is a borough in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The community was named after Portland, ME
The latitude of Portland is 40.923N. The longitude is -75.096W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 292 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 574.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Portland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northampton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18351 ZIP code.
22% of Portland residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Portland was $17,275, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Portland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Portland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,135.
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portland political report.
The average commute time for Portland workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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