Portland, Oregon 

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Population

630,331

+11.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$53,230

Median Home Price

$423,300

Best Places to Live in Portland, Oregon

Large-city complex - Northwest Oregon along the Columbia River and Oregon-Washington border
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Educated population
Cons
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living
-Clouds and rain

Local Listings in Portland, OR
 $439,995 
16178 NW Reliance Ln # YCL4OB
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1763 SqFt
 $439,995 
16178 NW Reliance Ln # YCL4OB
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1763 SqFt
 $459,995 
16178 NW Reliance Ln # F1XP74
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1931 SqFt
 $400,000 
9005 N Edison St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1604 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Multnomah County
Metro Area: Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Portland
Zip Codes: 97206, 97202, 97233, 97219, 97236, 97230, 97211, 97266, 97217, 97203, 28 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 39 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portland is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland jobs have increased by 0.93%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portland's cost of living is 47.80% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portland's Cost of Living

VOTING
Multnomah county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portland's population is 630,331 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.23%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portland is $423,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.84%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Portland

SCHOOLS
Portland public schools spend $12,785 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.1 students per teacher in Portland. More Education


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Housing Market in Portland

It's a good time to buy in Portland. Home Appreciation is up 1.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Portland Real Estate or Find top agents in Portland

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Reviews for Portland   348 Reviews
Portland gets MY 5-Star Review! GREAT city! - 5/30/2019
After living in Texas hell for 20 years I moved to Portland, Oregon. It felt like I moved to heaven. In comparison with where I lived in North Dallas, Portland is so... Read More
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Portland...the cesspool of the Northwesthwest! - 4/30/2019
I've lived here now almost 30 years. This place has slowly declined to be one of the WORST cities to live or visit. Downtown Portland is nothing but a cesspool of... Read More

Take time to love Portland - 4/25/2019
Portland still has the small town feel and makes you feel like you're in a community. The worst problem is so many people are moving here. Great food scene for those... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PORTLAND, OREGON
97206, 97202, 97233, 97219, 97236, 97230, 97211, 97266, 97217, 97203, 28 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN PORTLAND OR
$439,995
16178 NW Reliance Ln # YCL4OB
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$459,995
16178 NW Reliance Ln # F1XP74
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$400,000
9005 N Edison St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$489,900
4619 W Burnside Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 |

$474,900
1501 SE 130th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$459,900
7512 SE Long St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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