Forest Grove, OR (City Center / Pacific U)




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About Forest Grove, OR (City Center / Pacific U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / Pacific U median real estate price is $149,381, which is less expensive than 76.6% of Oregon neighborhoods and 76.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in City Center / Pacific U is currently $1,220, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.2% of Oregon neighborhoods.

City Center / Pacific U is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Forest Grove, Oregon.

City Center / Pacific U real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.8% in City Center / Pacific U. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 8.6% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood has more Welsh and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 1.2% have Romanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 16.3% of the residents of the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood stands out within Oregon for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.2% of college-friendly places to live in OR.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.7% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


The Neighbors

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 City Center / Pacific U neighborhood in Forest Grove are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood, 30.4% 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 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.4%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 City Center / Pacific U neighborhood in Forest Grove, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (31.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.7%), and residents who report English roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 20.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the City Center / Pacific U neighborhood is English, spoken by 64.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (30.2%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in City Center / Pacific U neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.5%) and 11.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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AGE OF Forest Grove, OR (City Center / Pacific U) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
City Center / Pacific U 0.101011101001110
Forest Grove 0.101011101001110
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center / Pacific U 0.101011101001110
Forest Grove 0.101011101001110
Oregon 29.47

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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City Center / Pacific U 0.101011101001110
Forest Grove 0.101011101001110
Oregon 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

FOREST GROVE SD 15


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District Quality Compared to Oregon

(10 is best)

Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OR Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Forest Grove Community School
1914 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
01-08
Fern Hill Elementary School
4445 Heather St
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
KG-04
Tom Mccall Upper Elementary School
1341 Pacific Ave
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
05-06
Forest Grove High School
1401 Nichols Ln
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
09-12
Neil Armstrong Middle School
1777 Mt View Ln
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
07-08
Joseph Gale Elementary School
3130 18th Ave
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
KG-04
Harvey Clarke Elementary School
2516 N B St
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
KG-04
Echo Shaw Elementary School
914 S Linden St
Cornelius, OR, 97113
PK-05
Dilley Elementary School
4115 Sw Dilley Rd
Forest Grove, OR, 97116
KG-04
Cornelius Elementary School
200 N 14th Ave
Cornelius, OR, 97113
KG-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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BANKS SD 13


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Oregon

(10 is best)

Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OR Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Banks High School
13050 Nw Main St
Banks, OR, 97106
09-12
Banks Middle School
12850 Nw Main St
Banks, OR, 97106
06-08
Banks Elementary School
42350 Nw Trellis Way
Banks, OR, 97106
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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