Portland, OR Livability Score

Portland, OR is Extremely Livable
  • • Portland is ranked #139 in Oregon
  • • Portland is ranked #9613 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
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The Locals

StatisticPortlandOregonNational
Population (2013)585,8883,930,065317,297,938
Median Age36.038.437.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)46%43%45%
Caucasian78%85%74%
African American6%2%13%
Asian7%4%5%
Speak English81%85%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%
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  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed Portland
  • November 24, 2011
Portland, OR City ReviewI have lived 15 minutes from Portland, Oregon since 1993. There's a lot to do in the city during the day and evening. The city serves as a tourist site for any personality, so getting bored would be difficult. There are children'sRead full review
  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed Portland
  • June 24, 2011
Portland, OR: Cool, Green and FriendlyPortland has been my home city since 1997, and I can't imagine getting tired of it. Portland is definitely cool; we are reputed to have the highest number of witches and lesbians per capita of any city in North America. As for green, thereRead full review

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  • JOHNNM posted a question in Portland
  • May 22, 2012
QUALITY OF SCHOOLSWhats are the schools like, I have a 5 year old with someSee full question
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Neighborhoods in & around Portland, OR

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Alameda, Portland852.5
Eastmoreland, Portland854.3
West Slope, Beaverton844.3
South Cliff, Vancouver847.5
Hillsdale, Portland842.9
Raleigh West, Beaverton845.8
Homestead, Portland841.9
Irvington, Portland841.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Triple Creek, Beaverton839
Northwest, Portland832.9
Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland832.6
Five Oaks, Beaverton838
Southwest Hills, Portland832.1
Neighbors Southwest, Beaverton839.6
Sexton Mountain, Beaverton839.2
Riverview, Vancouver837
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Cities near Portland, OR

CityScoreMiles
Rivergrove, OR869.9
Fairmount, CO8510.3
Durham, OR859.8
Maywood Park, OR846
Cedar Mill, OR846.2
Bull Mountain, OR8410
Sherwood, OR8414
Raleigh Hills, OR845.1
CityScoreMiles
Garden Home-Whitford, OR845.7
Silverton, OR8436.2
Newberg, OR8321.1
West Slope, OR835.1
Beaverton, OR836.7
Cedar Hills, OR836.5
West Haven-Sylvan, OR834.5
West Linn, OR8311.3
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