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Multnomah County
  • County in Oregon

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade D+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  11. Commute
    grade A

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Multnomah County is located in Oregon with a population of 809,869. Multnomah County is one of the best places to live in Oregon. In Multnomah County, most residents own their homes. In Multnomah County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Multnomah County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Multnomah County are above average.

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Population
809,869

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$410,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,309
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Multnomah County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    270
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    148.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    677.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,527
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,122.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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