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Southwest Hills
  • Neighborhood in Portland, OR

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

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Southwest Hills is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 13,375. Southwest Hills is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Southwest Hills offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Southwest Hills there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Southwest Hills and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Southwest Hills are highly rated.

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About Southwest Hills...
Population
13,375

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$766,316
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,676
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Southwest Hills Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    7.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    129
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    759.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    71.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$159,016
National
$62,843
Families with Children
27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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