Portland, OR (SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St)




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About Portland, OR (SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St median real estate price is $328,946, which is more expensive than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 74.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St is currently $1,393, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.4% of the neighborhoods in Oregon.

SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Portland, Oregon.

SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.2% in SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Portland, the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 69.2% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 95.7% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 92.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, 88.7% of the real estate in the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Also of note, being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood has more British and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.9% have Croatian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 29.2% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.4% of residents in the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood buck this trend. 38.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood in Portland are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood, 52.1% 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 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 4.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood in Portland, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report English roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.3% 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 SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (38.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (29.2%) and 8.5% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St 0.101011101001110
Portland 0.101011101001110
Oregon 2.60
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SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St 0.101011101001110
Portland 0.101011101001110
Oregon 29.47
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SW 13Th Ave / SW Jefferson St 0.101011101001110
Portland 0.101011101001110
Oregon 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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PORTLAND SD 1J


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Better than of OR school districts.

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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

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