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What Bert Has To Say About Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area

Today’s Portland area is a wonderfully well-evolved, progressive and cosmopolitan Pacific Northwest center located at the junction of the Willamette and Columbia rivers, Originally founded as a trading center, Portland first grew during local gold rushes but then evolved first into a forest and food products processing and shipping point, now more recently into a center for the knowledge economy. The greater Portland area includes Vancouver, Washington across the Columbia River. South of the Columbia, numerous neighborhoods and communities spread east, south along the Willamette River, and west up into wooded plateaus west of downtown.

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Quick Facts About Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro

    The unemployment rate in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area jobs have Increased by 2.91 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area's cost of living is 30.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area's population is 2,389,230 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 56.80 percent.
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area is $325,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.18%.
    Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area public schools spend $10,897 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.3 students per teacher in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area.

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