Wilsonville 81 Exceptional
Wilsonville Livability #17 ranked city in Oregon#2,706 ranked city in the USARanks better than 90% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Wilsonville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Wilsonville Cost of Living Cost of living is 11% higher than Oregon
13232% more expensive than the US average
11818% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Wilsonville cost of living
B Wilsonville Crime Total crime is 31% lower than Oregon
Total crime
2,20115% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4615% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Wilsonville crime
C Wilsonville Employment Household income is 18% higher than Oregon
Median household income
$63,09714% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$36,50522% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%9% lower than the US average
Wilsonville employment
B Wilsonville Housing Home value is 42% higher than Oregon
Median home value
$349,80089% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,12719% higher than the US average
Home ownership
44%31% lower than the US average
Wilsonville real estate or Wilsonville rentals
B Wilsonville Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Oregon
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
56%14% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:128% higher than the US average
Wilsonville K-12 schools
A+ Wilsonville User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Wilsonville
Overall user rating
87% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
91% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Wilsonville, OR

      Wilsonville is a mid-sized city located in the state of Oregon. The city has a population of 21,814 residents. According to the most recent Census, 85% of Wilsonville residents are White, 4% Asian and 2% Black. Wilsonville has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 77% of the population is classified as married and 64% have kids.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Wilsonville, Oregon could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in Wilsonville and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, weather, employment and other important metrics.

      With a livability score of 77 out of 100, Wilsonville is ranked #3,156 in the United States and #19 in Oregon. Clearly, Wilsonville is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Wilsonville has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+), education (B) and housing (B). Wilsonville does not rank well for the following: cost of living (F). It might be a smart idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Wilsonville, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Wilsonville can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Wilsonville. 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 Wilsonville are affordable. The median home price for Wilsonville homes is $349,800, which is 41.5% higher than the Oregon average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Wilsonville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 5.5, which is 19.6% higher than the Oregon average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Wilsonville will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Wilsonville, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 3.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 8.2%.

      Wilsonville transportation information

      Average one way commute25min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.7%71.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.0%10.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.6%4.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.4%2.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.0%3.9%2.8%
      Working from home8.6%6.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (4)29711

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