• Gresham Community Profile

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  • City of Gresham City HallGresham is the fourth largest city in Oregon and the second largest in the Portland metropolitan area. The city has experienced rapid growth, becoming a burgeoning urban center in its own right, and providing a high quality of life for its residents and business community. Gresham has a diverse population made up of longtime residents, young professionals, families, and new immigrant communities.

    General Information

    • Incorporation: 1905
    • County: Multnomah
    • Current Population: 108,956
    • Land Area: 23.43 square miles
    • Zip Codes: 97030, 97080
    • Nearest Major Highways: I-84 and I-205
    • Nearest Major City: Portland
    • Located just minutes from Portland International Airport and Port of Portland


    • Median Household Income: $47,852
    • Per Capita Income: $21,748
    • Median Home Value:  $236,20
    • Housing Units: 41,015

    Business, Employment and Industry

    • Total Number of Businesses: 7,372
    • Top Traded Sector Employers:
      • Boeing of Portland
      • US Bank Processing Services
      • ON Semiconductor
      • Microchip Technology
      • Click here for the complete list of Traded Sector Employers
    • Click here for the City's Small Business Mobile App

    Find Property
    Click here to find available properties in Gresham.

    Traded Sector Strategy
    - Goal 1: Manufacturing

    • Strengthen and grow Gresham’s existing Manufacturing sector, retain existing family wage jobs, and create new family wage jobs.

    - Goal 2: Clean Technologies

    • Position Gresham as a preferred location for Clean Technology (wind, electric vehicle, energy storage) and Solar Manufacturing companies, including support industries along the value chain.

    - Goal 3: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

    • Encourage job creation and new investment – especially in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sectors – in Gresham’s Regional and Employment Centers.

    Economic Development
    Click here to visit the City of Gresham’s Economic Development Department.
    Click here to visit the City of Gresham's Small Business Center.