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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Cedar Hills is a suburb of Portland with a population of 8,054. Cedar Hills is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Cedar Hills offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Cedar Hills there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Cedar Hills and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Cedar Hills are highly rated.
About Cedar Hills...
Population
8,054

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$350,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,163
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Cedar Hills Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Cedar Hills

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,741
National
$55,322

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Cedar Hills Reviews

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Overall, Cedar Hills is a great place to live. There are many great and diverse food places close by. There are also activities such as bowling, movies, and athletic clubs within a few minutes drive. It takes around 15 minutes to get into downtown Portland which offers even more opportunities. Cedar Hills also offers multiple parks and hiking trails for those who love the outdoors.
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The area of cedar hills is a beautiful one. I enjoy the people and the communities all around. The schools especially Cedar Park, are one of the best middle schools in my opinion. The staff and teachers genuinely care for their students. One thing that I hope for is an improvement of our parks that are run by thprd. Whether it be making sure garbage is off the floors of the park, or that people aren't feeding the ducks and animals food they shouldn't be fed. Making sure our green areas are kept thriving is important to many especially since we live in such a beautiful state.
I like how clothing stores and grocery stores are there within reasonable distance because it makes traveling to each place more convenient. Regarding the safety of the area, it isn't bad either. What I would like to see is a change in diversity of the area because it's hard to spot any diversity in the area.