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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Population
5,580

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$313,188
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,178
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%

West Portland Park Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    120
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    17
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    239
    500
  • Theft
    889
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    291
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$69,023
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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There's a place where pretty much everything is nearby- a local WalMart, Fred Meyers, Winco, heck even a Tigard Music store that is great with repairs and tutoring. The PCC Sylvania campus is right nearby and there is a small mini-store and 7-11 within walking distance, as well as a playground, elementary school, and public library. The local businesses here are excellent at what they do, and they are very literate in the English language, regardless of whether it is their first language. Even family-owned businesses are friendly, fast, and easy to talk to.
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The general atmosphere of my neighborhood is safe. I live close to several schools and parks which is nice. There is also quaint shopping places and I live close to several other suburbs of Portland. I live 5-10 minutes from downtown, 15 minutes from Tualatin and only 5 minutes from Lake Oswego. There is a lot of shopping and family activities to partake in.
Most jobs here include being store employees. Most employment opportunities include being in customer service, being a cashier, or being an assistant. Most of the office jobs and such are located farther into the town, where the bigger companies are based in.