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Laurelhurst is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 6,135. Laurelhurst is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Laurelhurst offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Laurelhurst there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Laurelhurst and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Laurelhurst are highly rated.
About Laurelhurst...
Population
6,135

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$541,349
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,505
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Laurelhurst 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
    51
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    51
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    661
    500
  • Theft
    2,169
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    525
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$97,622
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Laurelhurst Reviews

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Laurelhurst is a beautiful and peaceful neighborhood; the houses are gorgeous and there are trees everywhere. The school has a good reputation, but when I went there I didn't love it, and my family has had negative experiences with other families in Laurelhurst, namely some adults looking down on us because we aren't rich and beautiful. Overall there are some bad people, but also a lot of great ones, and the appearance of the neighbohood is hard to beat.
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Nice houses but many condos and new apartments are going up in the spaces that use to be businesses. Traffic is getting bad but in my area there is low crime rates, good schools, nice surrounding such as sidewalks and greenery is in good condition. There are many sidewalks, crosswalks and it is easy to get anywhere because of public transportation. The area is becoming very trendy and more expensive to move into.
I really love where I live. It's close enough to downtown, public transportation, and the people living in this Laurelhurst neighborhood are some of the nicest people.