Portland, Oregon 

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Population

630,331

+11.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$53,230

Median Home Price

$419,600

Best Places to Live in Portland, Oregon

Large-city complex - Northwest Oregon along the Columbia River and Oregon-Washington border. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Portland, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Educated population
Cons
Economic cycles
Cost of living
Clouds and rain
 $515,000 
5834 SE Tenino St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 3039 SqFt
 $1,149,000 
1075 NW Northrup St Unit 1214
Bed 2 | Bath 3 | 1596 SqFt
 $254,900 
17045 NE Glisan St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 982 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.


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QUICK FACTS

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 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portland's cost of living is 30.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portland's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Portland, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 11.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portland is $419,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.8%. Check out the homes in the area

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

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Reviews for Portland   359 Reviews
No job market, bad weather, narcissists, white - 9/21/2020
Lived there for 12 years. A nest of narcissists. Awful scene, near total lack of decency, honesty, and integrity among the "adult" population. Was propositioned 8... Read More

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2 stars, trending downward - 8/25/2020
Moved to PDX in 73. It was an old grey town on the river. Still is. Just less enjoyable, more crowded, traffic poorly planned, a case of urban planners plying their... Read More

trendiness and homelessness plague - 7/9/2020
Lived there 5 years and couldn't wait to leave. No place I'd rather be than the PNW in the summer, but doesn't make up for the other 9 months of cold gray. If you love... 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
$515,000
5834 SE Tenino St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$1,149,000
1075 NW Northrup St Unit 1214
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$254,900
17045 NE Glisan St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$489,900
4811 SE 79th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$399,900
5018 NE Prescott St
Bed N/A | Bath 0

$424,900
14415 SE Center St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$529,000
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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