A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Population
13,652

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$656,342
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,540
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%

Southwest Hills Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    7
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    7
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    129
    500
  • Theft
    760
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    72
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$131,076
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    43%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Very little crimes, except there seems to have been an increase in car break-ins recently.
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I love the food in Portland! There are so many amazing places to eat I never know which place I should choose next.
Close to great schools, friendly neighbors, & quiet