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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  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
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
East Columbia is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 1,845. East Columbia is in Multnomah County. Living in East Columbia offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In East Columbia there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in East Columbia and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in East Columbia are above average.
About East Columbia...
Population
1,845

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$255,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,650
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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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
    527.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    310.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,085.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    9,550.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,116.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$67,756
National
$55,322
Families with Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%
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East Columbia Reviews

2 reviews
I love this area, not only because it's Portland but it's also feels secluded, we have deer and other wife, yes, in Portland. It's a dead end street so it's quite, except we do hear airplanes but I got used them quickly.
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i live here peacefully, no complaints