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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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Vernon is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 6,961. Vernon is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Vernon offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Vernon there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Vernon and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Vernon are above average.

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About Vernon...
Population
6,961

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$439,950
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,503
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    133.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    29.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    133.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    624.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    148.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$82,306
National
$62,843
Families with Children
21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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