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.
|Average one way commute||23min||23min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||76.6%||71.4%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||9.9%||10.3%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||4.3%||4.4%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.5%||2.4%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||2.0%||3.9%||2.8%|
|Working from home||6.5%||6.4%||4.6%|
|Airports (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (1)||6||354|
|Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (3)||29||711|