Tualatin 80 Exceptional
Tualatin Livability #16 ranked city in Oregon#2,682 ranked city in the USARanks better than 90% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Tualatin Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Tualatin Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% higher than Oregon
13030% more expensive than the US average
11818% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Tualatin cost of living
C+ Tualatin Crime Total crime is 10% lower than Oregon
Total crime
2,85111% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3611% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-11%Year over year crime is down
Tualatin crime
C+ Tualatin Employment Household income is 35% higher than Oregon
Median household income
$71,89630% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$37,28725% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%4% lower than the US average
Tualatin employment
B- Tualatin Housing Home value is 36% higher than Oregon
Median home value
$337,10083% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,07814% higher than the US average
Home ownership
55%13% lower than the US average
Tualatin real estate or Tualatin rentals
A Tualatin Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Oregon
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
64%29% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:135% higher than the US average
Tualatin K-12 schools
A- Tualatin User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Tualatin
Overall user rating
80% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
74% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Tualatin, OR

      Tualatin, Oregon is a moderately-sized city with a population of 27,024 inhabitants. In Tualatin, there are 3,306 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. If we look at the most recent Census, Tualatin is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 79% of the population considered married and 56% with kids under the age of 18, Tualatin could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Tualatin could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Oregon if you know where to search. The best areas in Tualatin and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, cost of living, education, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Oregon and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Tualatin has received a livability score of 78/100. This score is ranked in the 89th percentile when compared to all other cities. Clearly, Tualatin is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Tualatin ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B), education (A) and housing (B-). Unfortunately for Tualatin, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Tualatin, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Uncorked Northwest Wine Tours, Phillz Guide Service, and Tualatin Island Greens.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 144 crimes per 100,000 residents, Tualatin has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      Assuming that Tualatin meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Tualatin. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Tualatin are simply unattainable. The median home price for Tualatin homes is $337,100, which is 36.4% higher than the Oregon average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Tualatin, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.7, which is 2.2% higher than the Oregon average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Tualatin area were 3.9% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Tualatin transportation information

      Average one way commute23min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.6%71.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.9%10.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.3%4.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%2.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.0%3.9%2.8%
      Working from home6.5%6.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (3)29711

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      Source: The Tualatin, OR data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).