Portland Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Portland, CT

General Portland Information

State: Connecticut

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: East Hampton, CT, Middle Haddam, CT, Rockfall, CT, South Glastonbury, CT, Cobalt, CT, Lake Pocotopaug, CT, Cromwell, CT, Rocky Hill, CT, Middletown, CT, East Berlin, CT

Portland Population (census data)
Total 5,837
Male 2,807 (48.1%)
Female 3,030 (51.9%)

Population Density: 1,183 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 131.3 (US Avg is 100)

Portland Elevation: 150 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.93 square miles

Median Household Income: $68,312

Zip Codes: 06480.

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Portland Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (92.6%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (23.3%)
  • Irish (19.2%)
  • English (13.6%)
  • German (11.7%)
  • Polish (10.5%)
  • French (7.7%)
Foriegn Born: 307 people (5.3%)
  • Europe (65.4%)
  • Asia (19.2%)
  • Latin America (15.4%)

Local Portland Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox
NBA Basketball: New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders

Portland School Information

High Schools
Portland High School (95 High Street, Portland, CT, 06480 - Portland School District District)
Middle Schools
Portland Middle School (95 Main Street, Portland, CT, 06480 - Portland School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Brownstone Intermediate School (314 Main Street, Portland, CT, 06480 - Portland School District District)
Gildersleeve School (575 1/2 Main Street, Portland, CT, 06480 - Portland School District District)
Valley View School (81 High Street, Portland, CT, 06480 - Portland School District District)

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