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Woodlawn is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon with a population of 8,194. Woodlawn is in Multnomah County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Woodlawn offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Woodlawn there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Woodlawn and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Woodlawn are above average.
About Woodlawn...
Population
8,194

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$316,986
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,194
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Woodlawn 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
    242
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    12
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    181
    500
  • Theft
    907
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    97
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$68,941
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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The Woodlawn neighborhood in Portland is a quiet up and coming place. I feel safe walking my dog at night and the neighborhood has a nice feel to it. There are good restaurants nearby within walking distance and downtown is only a 10 minute drive without traffic. Most people you greet walking down the street are friendly. If I feel like going to Vancouver WA it is only an 8 minute drive without traffic. This is a wounderful neighborhood and I would recommend living here to anyone looking for a change of scenery.
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I really love my neighborhood and the sense of community. Everyone tends to look out for each other. All of your daily needs are within the neighborhood and it makes its easy to asses needs within your community and without the need of anything more then public transportation or your feet. This neighborhood also takes pride in sporting local businesses. This year alone we have had 6 new businesses and a local farmers market start up. You will often see mommy groups at the park, fundraisers at the non-profit public house and neighborhood association meetings in the church basement. Most people know each other and say hi in passing. It's like living in a conformable small town but open minded and community based.
Our community just recently became very prone to gun violence. Teenagers and youth are the main cause of this violence. Also police are involved in this gun violence as well. They tend to not follow protocol and proper suspect handling.