11 Infographics that Explain Portland Better than Portlandia

Maps, charts, and graphs that reveal our city's past, present, and future.

Edited by Zach Dundas Illustrations by Amy Martin July 21, 2015 Published in the July 2015 issue of Portland Monthly

This chart—based on a concept executed on a global scale by designer Jack Hagley, with sources ranging from the Census to Multnomah County election results—envisions Portland as a community of 100 people. The resulting breakdowns sometimes use aggressive rounding to land evenly on 100, but provide glimpses of our evolving demographics, lifestyles, languages, identities, and politics. Click on the image to zoom in to the data.

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Dive into the cultural timeline above with a Spotify playlist featuring the top songs about Portland.

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