Portland, OR (West Portland Park)




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About Portland, OR (West Portland Park)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

West Portland Park median real estate price is $362,967, which is more expensive than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 77.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in West Portland Park is currently $1,486, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.8% of the neighborhoods in Oregon.

West Portland Park is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Portland, Oregon.

West Portland Park 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the West Portland Park 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 West Portland Park, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in West Portland Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the West Portland Park neighborhood has more Finnish and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 14.0% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

West Portland Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.9% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (17.4% ride the bus) than 96.0% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.


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 West Portland Park neighborhood in Portland are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.1% 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 West Portland Park neighborhood, 40.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 34.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.9%), and 11.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 West Portland Park neighborhood in Portland, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (14.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.2%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (7.5%), among others. In addition, 18.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 West Portland Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages, Vietnamese and Russian.

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 West Portland Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (17.4%) and 7.6% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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West Portland Park 0.101011101001110
Portland 0.101011101001110
Oregon 2.60

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Portland 0.101011101001110
Oregon 29.47

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West Portland Park 0.101011101001110
Portland 0.101011101001110
Oregon 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

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PORTLAND SD 1J


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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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