Milwaukie is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Oregon. The city has a population of 20,643 residents. Milwaukie has a population density of 4,280 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. According to the most recent Census, 89% of Milwaukie residents are White, 3% Asian and 2% Black.
Living in Milwaukie can be a fulfilling experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of Oregon, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! To help you find the best places to live in and around Milwaukie, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, weather, education, housing and more.
The livability score in Milwaukie is 75/100 and the city is ranked in the 83rd percentile of all cities across America. Compared to the national average, Milwaukie ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Milwaukie has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+) and crime (A-). On a less positive note, Milwaukie does not have favorable scores for the following: cost of living (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.
Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Milwaukie, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Bob's Red Mill Tour, North Clackamas Aquatic Park, and Milwaukie Farmers Market.
Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Milwaukie has a violent crime rate of 152 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.
Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Milwaukie. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Milwaukie are affordable. Median real estate prices in Milwaukie come in at $245,000, which is 0.9% lower than the Oregon average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Milwaukie, the home price to income ratio is 4.4, which is 4.3% lower than the Oregon average. Real estate appreciation rates in Milwaukie are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Milwaukie homes comes in at 2.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 12.9%.
|Average one way commute||25min||23min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||74.8%||71.4%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||7.6%||10.3%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||6.0%||4.4%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||1.7%||2.4%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||1.7%||3.9%||2.8%|
|Working from home||5.5%||6.4%||4.6%|