Arbor Lodge West median real estate price is $582,070, which is more expensive than 72.3% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 78.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Arbor Lodge West is currently $3,494, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in Oregon.
Arbor Lodge West is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Portland, Oregon.
Arbor Lodge West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Arbor Lodge West 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 Arbor Lodge West, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Arbor Lodge West is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Arbor Lodge West neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 Arbor Lodge West neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.2% 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 Arbor Lodge West neighborhood.
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.0% of residents in the Arbor Lodge West neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the Arbor Lodge West neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 23.9% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Arbor Lodge West neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 56.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Did you know that the Arbor Lodge West neighborhood has more Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry.
Arbor Lodge West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Arbor Lodge West neighborhood in Portland are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.3% 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 67.3% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Arbor Lodge West neighborhood, 61.7% 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 17.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.8%), and 8.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Arbor Lodge West neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, African languages and Chinese.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Arbor Lodge West neighborhood in Portland, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.7%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 12.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Arbor Lodge West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (56.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.