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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Collins View / Lewis & Clark College median real estate price is $1,236,081, which is more expensive than 92.3% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 90.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Collins View / Lewis & Clark College is currently $3,228, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in Oregon.

Collins View / Lewis & Clark College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Portland, Oregon.

Collins View / Lewis & Clark College real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Collins View / Lewis & Clark College, the current vacancy rate is 2.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Collins View / Lewis & Clark College is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 4.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Collins View / Lewis & Clark College also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 22.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, a majority of the adults in the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Oregon by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in Oregon. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, college students and families with school-aged children.

Modes of Transportation

In the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College 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 11.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 69.5% of the workforce in the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Diversity

Did you know that the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood has more Eastern European and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 4.4% have Swedish ancestry.

Collins View / Lewis & Clark College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Collins View / Lewis & Clark College 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 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. 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.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood, 69.5% 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 15.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (8.1%), and 5.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.2%).

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 Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood in Portland, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.0%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

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 Collins View / Lewis & Clark College neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (52.5%) 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 (11.3%) and 5.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.


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