Portland, OR Livability Score

Portland, OR is Very Livable
  • • Portland is ranked #123 in Oregon
  • • Portland is ranked #10542 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, Portland842.5
Eastmoreland, Portland844.3
West Slope, Beaverton844.3
South Cliff, Vancouver837.5
Hillsdale, Portland832.9
Homestead, Portland831.9
Raleigh West, Beaverton835.8
Irvington, Portland831.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Northwest, Portland822.9
Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland822.6
Southwest Hills, Portland822.1
Five Oaks, Beaverton828
Neighbors Southwest, Beaverton829.6
Sexton Mountain, Beaverton829.2
Riverview, Vancouver827
McLoughlin Industrial, Milwaukie815.1
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Cities near Portland, OR

CityScoreMiles
Rivergrove, OR859.9
Durham, OR849.8
Cedar Mill, OR836.2
Maywood Park, OR836
Bull Mountain, OR8310
Sherwood, OR8314
Raleigh Hills, OR835.1
Fairmount, CO8310.3
CityScoreMiles
Garden Home-Whitford, OR835.7
West Slope, OR825.1
Cedar Hills, OR826.5
Beaverton, OR826.7
West Haven-Sylvan, OR824.5
West Linn, OR8211.3
Butteville, OR8119.7
Felida, WA8112.9
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