Forest Grove, OR (Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy)




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About Forest Grove, OR (Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy median real estate price is $311,694, which is more expensive than 54.8% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 72.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy is currently $1,276, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.4% of Oregon neighborhoods.

Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy 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.

Real estate vacancies in Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Forest Grove, the Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy neighborhood has more Belgian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 6.7% have Dutch ancestry.

Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy neighborhood in Forest Grove are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.5% of U.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 Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy neighborhood, 27.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.8%), and 19.7% 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 Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy neighborhood in Forest Grove, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.0%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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 Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.0%) 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 (14.1%) and 5.5% 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

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AGE OF Forest Grove, OR (Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy) 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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
Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy 0.101011101001110
Forest Grove 0.101011101001110
Oregon 2.60

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy 0.101011101001110
Forest Grove 0.101011101001110
Oregon 29.47

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Newhalem Hwy / Tualatin Valley Hwy 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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

FOREST GROVE SD 15


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District Quality Compared to Oregon

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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 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

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