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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
Richmond is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 11,676. Richmond is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Richmond offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Richmond there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Richmond and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Richmond are highly rated.
About Richmond...
Population
11,676

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$498,644
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,460
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    43.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    106.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    612
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,279.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    661.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$86,388
National
$55,322
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Richmond Reviews

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Close to downtown, walking distance to grocery stores, bars and restaurants. Great for cyclists and families. Like most of Portland, lacking economic and racial diversity.
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The neighborhood is very walkable with a wide array of restaurants and shops that are appropriate for all ages and walks of life.
The people here are awful and nobody minds their own business. I do not know much about the area as I have only lived here for one year but overall I cannot wait to move out of Portland Oregon in general.