0416 orencoflat eemquv

Hillsboro's Orenco Station neighborhood

Welcome to our annual reference guide to 125 Portland neighborhoods and suburbs. Last year, two-thirds of Portland metro area markets clocked double-digit one-year median price changes. That hotness still holds in 2018. (Even as the fever breaks, just a bit, in the city of Portland, where prices rose just a median five percent.) From Cornelius to Wood Village, Beaverton to Scappoose, we crunch the numbers on 30 cities.

City Average home sale price ($) Median home sale price ($) Average cost per square foot ($) Days on market (avg.) Homes sold in 2017 (#) Condo sales (%) 1-year median price change (2016–2017) (%) 5-year median price change (2013–2017) (%) Distressed property sales (%) Year built (avg.) Adjusted population Adjusted population density (people per sq. mi., excluding parks and industrial tracts) Median age Median household income ($) Home ownership (%) Married (except separated) (%) Divorced (%) Widowed (%) Separated (%) Never Married (%) Population with bachelor’s degree as highest level of education (25 and older) (%) Population with graduate degree (25 and older) (%) Renters' median monthly housing expenses ($) People below federal poverty level (%) Unemployed (16 years and older) (%) English as only language (%) Percent of households with children under 18 years (%) Population in same house last year (%) Population in different Oregon county last year (%) Population in different state last year (%) Population who moved from abroad last year (%) Total newcomers (%) Aggravated assault Arson Burglary Homicide Larceny Rape Robbery Vehicle thefts Nonviolent crimes Violent crimes Crimes per 1,000 residents Parks and natural areas (Acres) Parks (% of city) Minutes by car to downtown Portland (est) Commute by public transit (%) Commute by bike (%) Commute by walking (%) Commute by biking and walking (%) Number of Max/streetcar lines Number of bus lines Number of transit lines (TriMet, C-TRAN, CC Rider, CAT, SMART, YCTA) Miles of bike routes (lanes, boulevards, multiuse paths) Miles of bike routes (all) per square mile Walk score
Beaverton 366,038 362,500 209 24 1,397 25 11 40 2 1987 94,865 4,833 36 59,620 47.6 47.8 12.5 4.4 2.4 32.9 29.7 15.1 1,094 13.4 7.9 72.6 29 79.9 4.1 4.3 1.4 9.8 78 22 124 0 1,176 25 30 103 1,403 155 16 1,277 0.1 14 10 1.1 3.4 4.5 3 21 24 97 4.9 48
Camas 502,391 462,200 192 51 567 2 16 46 1 1996 21,393 1,383 39 94,350 73.9 58.4 10.6 3.9 1.3 25.7 26.7 17.3 1,100 3.4 5.4 89.8 46.3 88.4 0.5 4.4 0.2 5.1 6 2 67 0 219 7 2 23 309 17 15 1,083 12.5 26 2.5 0.9 1.8 2.7 0 1 1 29 15.9 18
Canby 353,609 346,900 184 33 288 2 7 51 4 1982 17,218 3,940 36 62,035 67 55.2 12 5.4 2.1 25.3 17.7 9.2 935 11.3 5.4 79.9 38 87.2 3.4 1.4 0.7 5.5 14 0 31 0 138 6 1 10 179 21 12 133 4.6 30 1.6 0.5 2 2.5 0 1 1 13 2.9 85
Cornelius 307,729 305,500 184 25 158 0 17 74 4 1962 12,241 5,465 30 58,420 76 47.8 8.1 4 2.6 37.5 9.2 4 867 9.9 11.5 50.3 53.2 83.7 1 1.8 0.4 3.2 25 3 25 0 200 7 3 19 244 38 23 42 2.9 35 5 0.2 0.9 1.1 0 1 1 5 2.2 77
Estacada 317,877 329,950 170 50 124 0 16 74 3 1998 3,051 1,356 33 50,757 59.2 50.2 15.7 7.3 2.9 23.8 6.1 4.5 648 17.2 5.2 92.5 36.4 82.7 2.8 1.3 0 4.1 2 1 14 0 65 3 1 4 83 7 29 32 2.2 45 2.3 0 6.2 6.2 0 1 1 2 1 68
Fairview 293,228 284,950 175 31 116 4 5 45 7 1991 9,215 2,610 37 54,802 54.1 47.8 14 4.4 2.5 31.3 14.7 6.8 1,033 14.9 7.3 88.3 33.8 87.6 1.4 4.4 0 5.8 12 3 22 0 190 5 3 77 289 23 34 367 16.2 18 8.5 0 1.5 1.5 0 2 2 15 4.1 76
Forest Grove 348,542 329,700 183 35 384 3 16 46 2 1967 23,214 3,882 33 49,857 59.9 47.1 11 5.7 1.9 34.1 14.7 8.5 842 15.4 7.6 77.7 39 77.2 2.8 4.4 0.8 8 26 9 87 0 398 19 4 35 520 58 25 317 8.3 40 3.1 1 5 6 0 1 1 17 2.8 41
Gladstone 338,813 332,500 183 36 167 1 8 54 5 1963 11,850 4,759 40 57,169 59.9 44.6 17 6.6 1.3 30.5 15.8 5.4 1,053 12.7 8.8 89.3 34.6 82.6 4.4 1.9 0.6 6.9 6 8 36 1 229 9 1 43 308 25 28 159 10 22 3.6 0 1.8 1.8 0 5 5 7 2.8 54
Gresham 310,582 308,000 174 34 1,399 10 12 56 5 1982 110,042 4,675 35 49,866 52.5 45.5 12.3 5.7 2.6 34.1 13.7 6.1 958 20.4 8.8 73.9 36.9 84.3 2.9 2.7 0.5 6.1 235 20 415 5 1,837 71 113 813 3,065 444 32 1,743 11.6 24 7.9 0.7 2.6 3.3 1 12 13 144 6.1 43
Happy Valley 504,364 469,995 180 47 544 1 11 27 2 2003 17,474 1,781 39 106,197 84.7 62.1 8.3 3.6 1.5 24.6 32.3 20.3 1,282 4.4 6.5 76.1 43.8 87.6 3.3 3.6 0.6 7.5 6 0 81 0 221 5 1 29 331 12 20 609 8.7 20 2.1 0.4 0.4 0.8 0 3 3 28 2.6 54
Hillsboro 359,297 348,400 199 26 1,730 14 12 51 2 1992 100,462 4,059 34 70,180 52.1 53.5 11.4 3.5 2.2 29.4 21.5 15 1,176 12.9 6.3 71.1 37.2 79.8 3.2 4.4 0.9 8.5 155 17 1613 0 1,613 79 64 165 3,391 315 37 1,268 7.8 26 6.7 1.6 2.4 4 1 8 9 87 3.4 45
Lake Oswego 738,306 627,500 284 41 839 20 10 40 2 1979 38,065 3,336 45 89,979 67.2 59 11.9 5.9 1.4 21.8 39.3 27.6 1,371 7.2 6.3 87.5 29.6 82 5 3.9 1.2 10.1 17 5 62 0 370 9 5 14 446 36 13 701 9.6 18 3.9 0.8 1.5 2.3 0 6 6 29 2.6 36
Maywood Park 411,070 403,400 153 35 20 0 14 52 5 1941 939 5,623 45 87,115 87.5 60.7 9.1 4 1.3 25 29.3 14.5 1,321 9.1 6.8 96.3 33.7 93.4 2.2 2.6 0.4 5.2 18 16.5 14 8.6 2.4 0.4 2.8 1 3 4 1 4.5 71
McMinnville 303,416 290,000 164 51 495 1 12 65 3 1986 33,724 3,200 35 47,460 57.8 50.1 12.8 7.3 1.7 28.1 13.3 8.8 864 19.8 10.3 79.4 34.3 81.9 5.4 3.2 0.6 9.2 31 2 90 0 687 15 10 50 827 58 26 305 4.5 55 0.6 1.6 7.7 9.3 0 9 9 17 1.6 41
Milwaukie 352,025 345,000 203 25 297 5 10 64 4 1960 20,643 4,074 42 55,880 59.5 41.2 17.6 6.9 1.5 32.7 19.1 10 972 12.1 7.2 90.1 24.2 83.6 7.5 2.3 0.4 10.2 13 3 48 0 311 5 11 86 445 32 23 132 4.1 14 6 1.7 1.7 3.4 1 10 11 11 2.1 48
Newberg 333,734 325,000 185 36 476 2 15 48 3 1990 22,749 3,921 33 53,075 62.2 44.4 12.6 4.3 0.7 38.1 19.5 8.8 943 19.1 6.6 88.2 32.1 79.4 8.6 3.6 0.5 12.7 12 1 64 0 355 16 5 24 443 34 21 386 10.3 35 0.9 3 6 9 0 2 2 10 28.7 72
Oregon City 376,900 379,900 189 36 708 1 9 52 3 1984 35,057 3,553 38 65,548 66.9 51.2 16 3.8 1.7 27.2 17.7 6.4 1,053 11 5.5 92.6 38.2 82.2 3.9 1.9 0.1 5.9 39 6 86 1 592 22 10 57 735 78 23 445 6.9 24 3.6 0.3 2.9 3.2 0 7 7 37 3.7 34
Portland 460,277 400,350 248 31 10,095 17 5 40 2 1958 620,589 4,278 37 58,423 53.1 40.9 12.6 4.2 1.8 40.5 28.1 18.8 1,025 16.9 7.5 81 25.2 79.8 3.2 4.5 1 8.7 1774 234 4,064 14 24,099 389 986 4,924 33,087 3,397 59 13,530 14.6 0 12.1 6.5 6 12.5 8 67 75 466 3.2 65
Sauvie Island 933,423 803,750 352 105 10 0 9 67 0 1975 2,543 81 52 77,208 82.4 57.8 15.9 4.9 1.2 20.1 29.6 14.9 1,865 5 4.4 96.5 36 86.7 7.2 1.9 0 9.1 12,657 60 35 3.7 0 0.8 0.8 0 1 1 9 0.1 3
Scappoose 317,832 318,250 164 30 208 0 23 58 4 1999 6,901 2,563 36 63,175 68.6 50.8 14.7 7.1 1.6 25.8 15.1 9.8 911 12.9 9.2 96.4 37.7 75.7 7 4.3 0 11.3 4 1 5 0 48 5 3 8 61 13 11 115 0.7 35 0 0 1.8 1.8 0 7 7 1 0.02 50
Sherwood 396,473 390,000 205 26 451 11 12 40 3 1998 18,965 4,374 37 86,111 75.1 62 10.7 4 1 22.4 31.2 14.9 1,333 4.7 4.8 89.2 47.6 86.1 4.1 2.6 0.2 6.9 6 3 20 0 185 6 1 15 220 16 12 273 9.5 22 3 0.5 1.6 2.1 0 3 3 20 4.5 34
St. Helens 252,452 263,950 154 33 282 0 15 70 8 1980 13,169 2,262 37 45,727 61.8 45.6 17.8 6.3 3.5 26.9 11.9 3 850 19 7.7 93.4 41 84.2 4.9 2.6 0 7.5 26 2 40 0 260 9 3 27 327 40 28 143 4 45 1.8 1 3.7 4.7 0 7 7 16 1.9 41
Tigard 425,422 415,349 203 31 1,112 8 9 48 1 1993 50,787 3,996 38 65,505 58.5 52 12.9 5.2 1.4 28.5 29.1 13.7 1,058 12.1 6.1 81.9 31.6 83 4.5 3.7 0.6 8.8 64 12 114 0 1,298 23 38 83 1,495 137 32 608 7.5 20 5.2 1 2.4 3.4 1 17 18 45 3.6 45
Troutdale 318,451 315,000 179 29 251 2 11 47 7 1989 16,535 2,745 34 62,992 61.5 50.7 14.2 2 1.3 31.8 20.2 5.2 1,014 15.2 11.6 83.1 38.2 84.6 1.6 2.6 1.4 5.6 450 11.7 16 3.8 0.2 2.4 2.6 0 4 4 19 3.1 62
Tualatin 425,629 426,000 203 28 369 15 11 43 2 1980 27,024 3,315 38 71,896 55.2 54 11.4 3.9 1.4 29.3 28.6 14.6 1,078 10.9 6.2 80.9 33.8 85.2 5.8 2.9 0.3 9 32 4 64 0 614 7 13 45 723 56 29 378 7.2 12 4.3 0.5 2 2.5 1 8 9 43 5.2 28
Vancouver 312,991 285,000 183 34 2,638 12 10 50 3 1981 169,982 3,398 37 52,004 49.2 46.3 15 5.6 2.5 30.6 17.3 9.4 986 13.5 8.1 80.1 30.9 78.9 1.8 5.6 0.6 8 410 50 860 0 3,666 117 148 1,007 5,533 725 37 1,568 0.5 26 3.4 0.4 2.8 7.5 0 21 21 105 1 41
Washougal 374,755 362,000 163 41 367 1 11 43 2 1989 14,987 2,403 37 70,943 70.4 55.8 10.6 5.2 1.1 27.3 17.6 7.4 962 9.1 7.3 92.6 40.9 86.1 0.3 4.7 0.2 5.2 22 1 38 0 141 6 1 20 199 30 15 103 12.8 24 1.7 0 2.6 2.6 0 1 1 3 11.9 50
West Linn 540,065 506,700 207 44 581 14 11 31 3 1988 26,242 3,243 43 89,806 76.7 61.2 10.1 3.7 0.9 24.1 33.7 21.9 1,315 4.8 5.6 89.9 36.3 86.2 2.7 2.8 0.9 6.4 628 12.1 24 2.8 0.4 1.4 1.8 0 2 2 25 3 29
Wilsonville 427,438 414,495 214 41 610 6 6 30 1 2004 21,814 2,874 36 63,097 43.6 50.5 15.2 4.2 2.4 27.7 26.5 15.4 1,127 10 6.8 84.5 30.8 72.4 12.6 5.5 0.1 18.2 13 3 46 0 303 5 4 31 380 25 19 435 8.9 20 2.6 1.4 2 3.4 1 8 9 32 4.2 24
Wood Village 263,523 240,000 163 26 51 31 9 111 0 1975 3,996 4,197 29 47,786 53.1 41.8 11.7 3.7 2 40.8 9.9 2.1 933 28.2 8.5 62.9 60.2 76.2 4.3 1.5 0 5.8 21 3.5 18 4.6 0 4.8 4.8 0 2 2 4 3.7 55

Methodology

Neighborhoods

Boundaries represent records maintained by the city as of January 2018. Boundary conflicts were resolved for statistical purposes only. Due to overlap between certain neighborhoods, boundary definitions may vary occasionally across categories. With the exception of the area unofficially (but universally) known as Dunthorpe, unclaimed sections of Multnomah County were excluded.

Real Estate

2017 data from the Regional Multiple Listing Service with analysis by the Center for Spatial Analysis and Research at Portland State University’s Department of Geography. Figures were rounded for legibility.

People

Data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, released December 2017. The ACS data are estimates only and accuracy varies by attribute.

Rent Costs

Calculated from all renter-occupied units, estimated median rent is not adjusted for unit size or number of occupants. Figure includes estimated monthly utility costs.

Median Income

The Census defines household as including “all the persons who occupy a housing unit as their usual place of residence.” Thus this estimate includes living situations ranging from individuals to large households.

Crime

Portland neighborhood crime data reflects 2017 data provided by the Portland Police Bureau. For cities, crime data reflects 2016 and was sourced from the FBI. As of press time, 2016 crime data was not available for the cities of Maywood Park, Troutdale, West Linn, Wood Village, and unincorporated Sauvie Island. Nonviolent crime includes burglary, larceny (theft), and vehicle theft. Violent crime is defined as aggravated assault, arson, homicide, rape, and robbery. Crimes per 1,000 figures are based on reported incidents of both nonviolent and violent crime. Many factors can influence the crimes-per-1,000 figure and can sometimes complicate meaningful neighborhood comparisons (e.g., commercial districts, or neighborhoods with high traffic and low population density).

Parks

Data from Metro (2017 or most recently available) and/or individual cities.

Transit

Portland 2017 data from TriMet. Suburban transit information was sourced from TriMet as well as other services, including CC Rider, C-TRAN, Canby Area Transit, Yamhill County Transit Area, and South Metro Area Regional Transit.

Minutes by Car to Downtown

Google Maps estimate, based on non–rush hour conditions, from a neighborhood/suburb central point to Pioneer Courthouse Square.

Walk Score

2017 data from Walkscore.com. This score reflects, on a scale of 1 to 100, a neighborhood’s pedestrian-friendliness based on distances to amenities such as grocery stores and other routine destinations.

Unavailable Data

Unavailable data is noted with a dash (—).

Special thanks to David Banis, Colin Finnegan, and Andrew Nelson of PSU’s Center for Spatial Analysis and Research. Research assistance from Sarah Hutchins.

Filed under
Show Comments