Portland lacks a gay village, but has a great gay nightlife. It is a favorite town with lesbians. It does have a 2:30 am cut off for liquor sales though, so no late late clubbing.
Its a popular city for young people, and is second only to Louisville, Kentucky as one of the cities to attract and retain the highest number of college-educated people in the United States. Between 2001 and 2012, Portland’s gross domestic product per person grew fifty percent, more than any other city in the country.
In 2015, the city had the second highest percentage of LGBT residents in the United States with 5.4% of residents identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender, second only to San Francisco. Portland held its first pride festival in 1975 on the Portland State University campus. Portland is known for its population of hipsters. It has been cited as the least religious city in the United States, with over 42% of residents identifying as religiously unaffiliated.
Portland, Oregon, USA.
Last updated: January 1st. 2019