City of Gresham


Gresham Community Profile

Gresham 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.

Trade 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.