2009 Cluster Study: Portland’s Strengths


Portland Clusters 2007: Value Added (in millions of dollars), Local and National growth rate, and Location Quotient

City of Portland Industry Clusters

Source: IMPLAN data for the nation and the City of Portland (approximated by zip codes) for 2001 and 2007. Calculations by ECONorthwest

Note: Size of bubble shows value added in 2007. Each legend label shows the cluster's 2007 Portland:U.S. value added location quotient. The dotted arrow has a slope of 1; clusters located to the right of the line grew faster in Portland than in the nation between 2001 and 2007.

For more information, see the Evaluation of Economic Specialization in Portland [.pdf].