washington County, Oregon 

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Population

572,071

+10.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$65,272

Median Home Price

$414,400

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Best Places to Live in washington County, Oregon

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

washington, OR Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Educated population
Cons
Economic cycles
Cost of living
Clouds and rain


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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Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Washington County
Metro Area: Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
Political Ideology: Very liberal
City: Hillsboro, Beaverton, 24 total
Zip Codes: 97007, 97006, 97229, 97124, 97223, 97123, 97224, 97008, 97062, 97005, 21 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 39 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Washington County is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Washington County jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Washington County's cost of living is 27.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Washington County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Washington county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 65.5% to 30.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Washington County's population is 572,071 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Washington County is Real Estate: $414,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%.

SCHOOLS
Washington County public schools spend $10,197 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.8 students per teacher in Washington County. More Education



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Housing Market in washington

It's a good time to buy in Washington. Home Appreciation is up 4.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Washington is $414,400.

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ZIP CODES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON
97007, 97006, 97229, 97124, 97223, 97123, 97224, 97008, 97062, 97005, 21 total

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