Demographics

City Volunteers at Cinco de Mayo EventGresham is the fourth largest city in Oregon and the second largest in the Portland metropolitan area. Gresham has a diverse population made up of longtime residents, young professionals, families, and new immigrant communities. Over the last 20 years, Gresham has experienced rapid growth from a rural, farming community to a burgeoning urban area that provides a high quality of life for its residents and business community. 

Current Population

  • 106,180 (per the Population Research Center at Portland State University)

Land Area

  • 23.43 square miles

ResourcesMusicians playing at the Harvest Festival

Economic Development Demographic Resources and Reports 

Gresham History 

U.S. Census Bureau 

Portland Metro Economic Indicators 

Quick Economic Indicators 

Gresham Citizen Survey 

American Community Survey 

Portland State University Population Research Center 

Metro Data Resource Center 

Oregon Economic & Community Development Department Community Profiles 

 

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