Regional Data

Detailed Data by County

Regional Economic Analysis

Portland region
Trillium Lake
Trillium Lake

Portland Marina
Portland Marina

Tualatin Wildife Refuge, Bald Eagle, photo by Richard Griffin
Tualatin Wildife Refuge

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Greater Portland Region

The Greater Portland region offers an ideal combination of urban activities and outdoor adventures. The city of Portland is compact and walkable, with a renowned culinery scene and great views of nearby Mt. Hood. Within a few minutes' drive are farms and Pinot-producing wineries (most with year-round tasting rooms), kayak-friendly waterways, historic cities and museums.

Advanced Manufacturing, High Technology and Clean Technology are examples of growing industries in the Greater Portland Region.

Successful companies and projects in the region:

  • Orox Leather
  • Chris King Precision Components
  • Bridgetown
  • Voxtel
  • Puralytics
  • ON Semiconductor

Regional Resources

Business Oregon and its economic development partners work with local companies to spur job growth and retention in each region of the state.

Team Members

Business Oregon
Colin Sears, Regional Development Officer
(Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties)

Becky Bryant, Regional Program Manager
(Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties)

Key Partners

Economic Development
Greater Portland Inc (GPI)
Prosper Portland
Additional economic development partners in the region

Port of Portland

Public Higher Education
Portland State University, Portland
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland
Portland Community College, Portland
Clackamas Community College, Oregon City
Mt Hood Community College, Gresham
Additional educational institutions