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Portland is a city in Ashley County.
The community was named for Portland, England.
The latitude of Portland is 33.237N. The longitude is -91.511W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 531.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Portland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ashley 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 71663 ZIP code.
8% of Portland residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $13,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% 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 $163. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $606.
Ashley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portland political report.
The average commute time for Portland workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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