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Laurelhurst
  • Neighborhood in Portland, OR

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Laurelhurst is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 6,655. Laurelhurst is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Laurelhurst offers residents a dense suburban 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.

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About Laurelhurst...
Population
6,655

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$667,645
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,553
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Laurelhurst Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    50.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    50.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    660.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,168.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    525.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$118,829
National
$62,843
Families with Children
36%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

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