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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Vernon is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 2,627. 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.
About Vernon...
Population
2,627

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$418,566
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,513
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Vernon Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    133.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    29.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    133.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    624.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    148.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$75,799
National
$55,322
Families with Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Vernon Reviews

1 review
I love the walkability, diversity, and friendliness of this neighborhood. The only downside is there are occasional break-ins and auto-thefts.
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