Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Portland Demographics

The Portland metropolitan area has historically had a significant LGBT population throughout the late twentieth and twenty-first century.[105][106] In 2015, the city metro had the second highest percentage of LGBT residents in the United States with 5.4% of residents identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender, second only to San Francisco.[107] In 2006, it was reported to have the seventh highest LGBT population in the country, with 8.8% of residents identifying as gay, lesbian, or bisexual, and the metro ranking fourth in the nation at 6.1%.[108] The city held its first pride festival in 1975 on the Portland State University campus.[109] Portland is known for its population of hipsters.[110]

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