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Sylvan-Highlands
  • Neighborhood in Portland, OR

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  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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Sylvan-Highlands is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 1,494. Sylvan-Highlands is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Sylvan-Highlands offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sylvan-Highlands there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Sylvan-Highlands tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Sylvan-Highlands are highly rated.

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About Sylvan-Highlands...
Population
1,494

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$681,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,184
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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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
    66.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    864.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,659.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    199.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$161,094
National
$62,843
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  12%

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