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Portland is a city in Sumner County, in the Nashville-Davidson metro area.

The latitude of Portland is 36.581N. The longitude is -86.516W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,786.


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Median household income
Local
$35,644
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Portland demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 63. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.6 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Cold Springs School Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Portland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sumner County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nashville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37148 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Portland residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portland ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Portland was $15,559, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Portland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Portland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.


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Libraries in Portland include Elmer Hinton Memorial Public Library ... View libraries

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Sumner County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portland political report.

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The average commute time for Portland workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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