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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  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-
Far Southwest is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 2,048. Far Southwest is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Far Southwest offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Far Southwest there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Far Southwest and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Far Southwest are highly rated.
About Far Southwest...
Population
2,048

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$559,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,201
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Far Southwest Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    20
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    20
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    160
    500
  • Theft
    539
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$121,912
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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