Review of Portland, Oregon

Pass on Portland
Star Rating - 11/19/2020
Was “okay” until 2020. Not so much anymore.
O | Atherton, CA
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It’s horrible now. Government here lets antifa get away with constant destruction and violence. Don’t move here, and if you are stuck here, try to get out.
Angelie | Portland, OR | Report Abuse

Don't forget taxes, user fees, and more taxes. Who cares that there isn't a sales tax. They are just disguised as user fees. To take a walk in a state forest - something we used to do for free - you now need a parking permit. Then you need a forest permit. The you need to make a reservation. Yup, to go for a walk through nature. Right now Multnomah County/Portland is in the top 5% for aggregate property taxes - state plus local add-ons. It is in the top 5% for income tax. It is in the top 5% for housing costs in relation to wages. And It regularly is chosen as the second most gloomy city in the country behind Seattle. But that is just winter. In the summer we can go three months with barely a drop of rain and the greenery is parched and tinder dry. Other than that, and the fact the public schools cause a great many minorities to send their kids to private schools, it is a fantastic place to live.
Thomas | Happy Valley, OR | Report Abuse
- 6/2/2021
Portland is great for open minds.
I've lived in Portland for 6 years and I love it. Yes, it's liberal and progressive. That...
Bruce | Portland, OR | No Replies

- 4/20/2021
Sickly city
Can you spell D U M P? If you enjoy hordes of acephalic liberal democrats, looting, high ...
Don | Sequim, WA | No Replies

- 2/14/2021
good for established persons, but inequitable.
I've lived here from 2018 to late 2019, and then came back in late 2020. I'm going to try ...
s | Portland, OR | 1 Reply

- 2/3/2021
Complaining in Portland is like a fine wine
I've lived on the East Coast, in the Southwest, and in Alaska, and in Oregon overall for a...
John | Milwaukie, OR | 1 Reply

- 1/26/2021
not safe anymore
lived in Portland all my life recently moved to Florida once they let rioters loose on the...
michael | Syracuse, NY | No Replies

- 1/12/2021
Hard No coming from NYC Native
I lived in NYC for 30 years and moved out here about 6 years ago. It was actually ok when ...
Lane | Portland, OR | No Replies

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