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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    B-
Minnehaha is a suburb of Portland with a population of 11,767. Minnehaha is in Clark County. Living in Minnehaha offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Minnehaha there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Minnehaha and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Minnehaha...
Population
11,767

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$242,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,259
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Minnehaha Rankings

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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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    45%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Minnehaha

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,668
National
$55,322
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Minnehaha Reviews

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This area is a great place to live! The city of Vancouver is growing every year, bringing new people to the community as well as new jobs. I see it as continuing to experience growth. We have mild winters (some snow but never for more than a couple days), and great summers that aren't TOO hot and with mild humidity. Fall is beautiful with crisp mornings and evenings but warm afternoons. We don't experience tornadoes, earthquakes or floods! I have grown up in Vancouver, WA and have not lived anywhere else but from what I see on the news, I really like living in this part of the country!
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We have had many vehicles broken in around my neighborhood. There was a neighbor dispute blocks away where the neighbor drove up and shot his neighbor in the head. That hadn't happened that close to us before last year. I do see the Sheriffs driving by often in this area. They don't seem to do anything about the disturbances I see . The section 8 housing has tenants coming and going to the store. Fights take place in the road, and we have seen SWAT more than 2 times last year looking for someone, with there rifles ready. People have lost there pride.
There is a lot more homeless on side of road. They are leaving litter all over the sides of the road where they stand. They have a network going . It is worst across the river in Portland Oregon, but it was not like this a year ago. More houses are boarded up and left. Businesses going under and being left to rot. More traffic on the roads. Every one is in a hurry. The youth have no respect. Grandparents raising there grandchildren.

I plan to see more homeless on the sidewalks and woods around my house. This area will just be like a broken ghetto in the future.