What is the geography for Greater Portland Pulse?

Greater Portland Pulse covers the Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metropolitan Statistical Area (Portland MSA). It includes seven counties: Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill Counties in Oregon and Clark and Skamania Counties in Washington. Depending on availability, data are available by county or for the seven county MSA as a whole. Data for the states of Oregon and Washington and the United States are used as comparators wherever possible.

What if I want more detailed information than is available on Greater Portland Pulse?

Greater Portland Pulse presents data at the county and MSA level to show consistent data across the entire region. Much of the data, however, can be localized to the city, census tract, or even census block group level. For more information or more specific analysis of GPP data, please contact us. To see some of the ways we have helped other users explore the data, visit GPP in Action.

How can I find indicators on Greater Portland Pulse?

There are two ways to find indicators on GPP:

  • Browse by theme.
    Click on the links in the left column, then on the drop-down menu on the next page.
  • Browse by indicator.
    Mouse over the Tools menu at the top of the page, then click on "List of Indicators."

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