Portland has around 582,130 citizens, ranking it as number 30 out of all the states of America and makes it the third most highly populated city in the Pacific Northwest.  It has a mayor and four other commissioners which form its commission-based government.  Portland is often known as America’s greenest city, and the second most environmentally-friendly one in the world.  It boasts light-rail, land-use planning and has numerous microbreweries and microdistilleries.  The NBA Trailblazers hail from Portland too.