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Portland is a township in Whiteside County, in the Sterling metro area.
The latitude of Portland is 41.611N. The longitude is -90.055W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 437.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Portland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Whiteside County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61250 ZIP code.
30% of Portland residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $21,771, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% 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 $332. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Whiteside 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 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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