Portland, OR Livability Score

Portland, OR is Extremely Livable
  • • Portland is ranked #21052 in Oregon
  • • Portland is ranked #7844 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
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The Locals

Population (2013)585,8883,836,628309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)4,3904190
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%
African American6%2%13%
Speak English81%85%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%
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  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed Portland
  • December 19, 2014
What It's Like to Live in Portland, OregonI lived in Portland, Oregon and nearby cities in the metropolitan area for several years and it was one of the best places I've ever lived. First off, the transportation in Oregon is the best I've seen anywhere. We didn't own a car for aRead full review
  • 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

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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

Alameda, Portland832.5
Eastmoreland, Portland824.3
West Slope, Beaverton824.3
Hillsdale, Portland812.9
Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland812.6
Homestead, Portland811.9
Bridlemile, Portland813.3
Irvington, Portland811.9
Sexton Mountain, Beaverton819.2
Southwest Hills, Portland812.1
South Cliff, Vancouver817.5
Neighbors Southwest, Beaverton809.6
Raleigh West, Beaverton805.8
Far Southwest, Portland805.2
Five Oaks, Beaverton808
South Beaverton, Beaverton808.4
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Cities near Portland, OR

West Linn, OR8411.3
Rivergrove, OR849.9
Durham, OR839.8
Lake Oswego, OR827.1
West Haven-Sylvan, OR824.5
Cedar Mill, OR826.2
Raleigh Hills, OR825.1
Sherwood, OR8214
Maywood Park, OR826
Bethany, OR818
Bull Mountain, OR8110
West Slope, OR815.1
Rockcreek, OR819.9
Oak Hills, OR808.1
Camas, WA8014.1
Felida, WA8012.9
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