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  HOUSING OVERVIEW
  

The median home value in Portland, Oregon, is $283,200. Home appreciation is 12.10% over the last year. The median age of Portland, Oregon, real estate is 54 years.

Portland, Oregon Apartments and Rentals

Renters make up 43.17% of the Portland, Oregon, population. 6.52% of houses and apartments in Portland, Oregon, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).

  HOUSINGPortland, OregonUnited States
  Median Home Age  5437
  Median Home Cost  $283,200$170,100
  Home Appr. Last 12 months  12.10%4.90%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.  1.40%-4.60%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.  32.00%12.70%
  Property Tax Rate  $11.58$12.07
  Homes Owned  50.32%57.34%
  Housing Vacant  6.52%12.47%
  Homes Rented  43.17%30.19%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment  $664$661
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $773$765
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $920$957
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,356$1,289
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,630$1,490
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent  1.76%2.50%
  Vacant Rented  0.61%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale  1.30%1.38%
  Vacant Sold  0.47%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation  1.04%3.81%
  Vacant Other  1.34%3.87%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,000  1.55%3.30%
  $20,000 to $39,999  1.11%3.44%
  $40,000 to $59,999  0.48%4.18%
  $60,000 to $79,999  0.46%5.80%
  $80,000 to $99,999  0.74%7.08%
  $100,000 to $149,999  4.66%15.77%
  $150,000 to $199,999  11.69%15.03%
  $200,000 to $299,999  32.85%18.50%
  $300,000 to $399,999  21.44%10.39%
  $400,000 to $499,999  11.10%5.66%
  $500,000 to $749,999  9.78%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,999  2.82%2.28%
  $1,000,000 or more  1.34%2.18%
  HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
  2010 and newer  0.18%0.29%
  2000 to 2009  11.34%14.18%
  1990 to 1999  8.34%13.96%
  1980 to 1989  5.64%13.99%
  1970 to 1979  11.49%16.09%
  1960 to 1969  8.34%13.96%
  1950 to 1959  13.20%11.05%
  1940 to 1949  8.91%5.59%
  1939 or Earlier  31.13%13.68%
  HOUSING COMMENTS
  
Portland quick overview.
Portland is a great town, but real estate is very expensive. Urban growth boundary prevents suburban sprawl, but there are some nice nearby towns if PDX is out of your... (read more)
Don't move here unless you are rich or have a d*mn
Portland has gone downhill with each years passing. The state as a whole has been hit very hard by the struggling economy, not as bad as others (such as Detroit MI) but... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Beautiful Region
If your a hiker this is an amazing place to live. The Coast, Columbia Gorge and Mt Hood will keep you busy for years. Portland, as a city is average at best, but the... (read more)
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Your experience is interesting, considering Portland is one of the least religious cities in America. (Researchers found the greater area of Portland, OR-WA to be the... (read more)
Portland is only good for a very few
I've lived in Portland off and on for years since the mid-1970s (been here taking care of family). Portland as a whole likes to believe it's very "livable", and... (read more)
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