Real Estate Prices and Overview
Alameda median real estate prices are $335,421, which is more expensive than 82.7% of the neighborhoods
in Oregon and 81.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Alameda are currently
$1,466, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.0%
of the neighborhoods in Oregon.
Alameda is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Portland, Oregon.
Alameda real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Alameda neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Alameda, the current vacancy rate is 4.1%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.8% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Alameda
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the Alameda
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.0% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Alameda
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
In addition, Alameda has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.8% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Alameda neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 8.0% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Alameda neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.3%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Alameda neighborhood has more
Brazilian and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 4.8% have Norwegian ancestry.
Alameda is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Alameda neighborhood in Portland are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 83.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 2.8% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 82.5%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Alameda neighborhood, 67.3%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 13.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(11.5%), and 7.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Alameda neighborhood in Portland, OR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(16.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.9%) , and residents who report English roots (6.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (4.8%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Alameda
neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Alameda neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (8.0%) and 6.0% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.