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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Beaverton is a town in Oregon with a population of 97,012. Beaverton is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Beaverton offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Beaverton there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Beaverton and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Beaverton are highly rated.
About Beaverton...
Population
97,012

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$352,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,269
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Beaverton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    113.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    1
    6.1
  • Rape
    52.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    48.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    184.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,598.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    201.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Beaverton

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,586
National
$55,322
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Beaverton is a normal town that is a very good distance from Portland and other towns around. My favorite parts about this town include the location, the diverse and common nature preservation areas, and the affordability. Beaverton is in the middle of the road for many things, and that holds especially true for its location and affordability. Located next to the country, the city, and other towns around, Beaverton is a perfect spot for getting places quick. Money is also not a worry here either, as there are generally expensive and inexpensive options for anything everywhere. There are many large and small businesses and corporations of just about everything, including eateries, stores, and businesses. There are some downsides though. There are many underdeveloped areas with no sidewalks, old buildings and sometimes unsafe situations at night. There are also numerous amounts of construction happening all the time here and it is increasing significantly every year. Beaverton is solid!
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It's been a good place to live, but recently not as safe as before and housing is not affordable anymore. There are increasing homeless, and a more distressed population. Transportation is pretty easy to access and the location is not too far from most places. Schools are better than other areas of Portland. The present mayor supports small businesses, both existing and new start-up companies, but is not keeping the feel of the neighborhoods of Beaverton the same as the population growth of the town expands as far as new housing choices that are being built. They are building huge apartment complexes that look like "Project " housing. The new theater Arts Building sounds amazing though.
I have lived in Beaverton for all of my childhood, and that has significantly impacted my life. It is a very safe town, and I feel comfortable taking jogs and bike rides around town to grab food or enjoy the fresh air of the Pacific Northwest. Public transportation, while dirty, is efficient and covers the entire area. However, it needs some improvements. Beaverton, while containing an enormous amount of diversity and strength of community, is lacking in children's centers or museums. As a child, my parents would always have to take me to Portland or to the mountains in order to find some sort of educational entertainment for me. Beaverton is a lovely area, and I am glad to have grown up here.