The Portland area has grown older, better educated, wealthier and more populous over the past decade.

At the same time, it’s grown less affordable, particularly for renters, even as an economic upturn took hold, and the financial boost has not been felt equally.

Newly released Census data offer a new glimpse at how neighborhoods in metro Portland — Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas and Clark counties — have changed over a 10-year period ending last year.

The numbers split the decade in half, with the period from 2008 through 2012 capturing a period of economic bust and the period from 2013 through 2017 reflecting a boom — and the growing pains that came along with it.

Here are a few takeaways. If your neighborhood’s mentioned here,¬†tell us about the changes you’ve seen. And see the change for yourself¬†on our interactive map.

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