Portland, OR Livability Score

Portland, OR is Very Livable
  • • Portland is ranked #149 in Oregon
  • • Portland is ranked #8572 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
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The Locals

StatisticPortlandOregonNational
Population (2013)583,7763,930,065316,128,839
Population (2000)529,0253,421,399281,421,906
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%59%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)47%49%48%
Caucasian78%87%83%
African American6%0%8%
Asian6%1%2%
Speak English83%89%88%
Speak Spanish6%8%7%
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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

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Kerns, Portland0.1Old Town-Chinatown, Portland1.6
Buckman, Portland0.9Eliot, Portland1.8
Irvington, Portland1Downtown, Portland1.9
Lloyd, Portland1.1Brooklyn, Portland1.9
Center, Portland1.2Mount Tabor, Portland1.9
Alameda, Portland1.4Pearl District, Portland2.1
Hosford, Portland1.4King, Portland2.2
Richmond, Portland1.4Creston-Kenilworth, Portland2.2
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Cities near Portland, OR

CityMilesCityMiles
Portland, OR0Sunnyside, OR7.5
Milwaukie, OR5.4Metzger, OR7.8
Raleigh Hills, OR6.2Vancouver, WA7.9
West Haven-Sylvan, OR6.2Cedar Mill, OR8
West Slope, OR6.7Oatfield, OR8
Garden Home-Whitford, OR7.4Lake Oswego, OR8.1
Oak Grove, OR7.4Cedar Hills, OR8.2
Happy Valley, OR7.4Clackamas, OR8.7
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