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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  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-
Tualatin is a suburb of Portland with a population of 27,338. Tualatin is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Tualatin offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Tualatin there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Tualatin and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Tualatin are highly rated.
About Tualatin...
Population
27,338

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$397,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,223
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Tualatin Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    108.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    7.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    50.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    50.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    249.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,153.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    231.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Tualatin

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,118
National
$55,322
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Tualatin Reviews

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Great place to live! A growing community that is safe and family friendly. We've been here for 15 years and love the changes to the community. It is a convenient location right off the I5, close in proximity to downtown Portland and other areas. You truly don't need to leave town, there are many things in the area tht could accommodate your needs. The only down side is that it may be growing too fast and too much that the small town feel may be disappearing.
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I liked that Tualatin is a place where there is barely any violence. It is very diverse in public schools and your kids will get a good education. Some of the favorite local restaurants here are Mashitas Teriyaki, La Isla Bonita and Roxy's Island grill. There are a lot of summer events such as the Crawfish festival, Art Splash and the Pumpkin Regatta festival. For entertainment there is a summer movie night where they put up a screen near the commons for families and they have a variety of food. And if that entertainment doesn't settle it for you then their are bands playing in the commons during summer and a lot of people go there for the fun.
The parks are great, as are the local shopping areas and incredible public library. The schools are great aswell, they have great afterschool activities. The restaurants are great as are the craftstore and New season store right near the library!