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Old Town-Chinatown is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 4,784. Old Town-Chinatown is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Old Town-Chinatown offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Old Town-Chinatown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Old Town-Chinatown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Old Town-Chinatown are highly rated.
About Old Town-Chinatown...
Population
4,784

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$406,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$792
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    82%
  • Own
    18%
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Old Town-Chinatown Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    2,240.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    20.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    888
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    666
    500.1
  • Theft
    9,727.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    968.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$29,227
National
$55,322
Families with Children
2%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Old Town-Chinatown Reviews

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Lots of violence and homelessness in Chinatown area. Little regulation of laws.
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I would love to live in Portland,Or.
I'm able to notice police where every I go