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    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Walnut Grove is a suburb of Portland with a population of 9,324. Walnut Grove is in Clark County. Living in Walnut Grove offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Walnut Grove there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Walnut Grove and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Walnut Grove...
Population
9,324

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$215,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,317
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

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

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$60,166
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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I grew up in Walnut grove for 20 years, it’s been a great place for one to live and grow up I’ve often enjoyed running around the neighborhood and playing with my friends never felt unsafe, when I was in elementary school I attended Walnut Grove Elementary and enjoyed all 5 years until I moved on to Gaiser Middle Schoool I made lots of friends while attending Walnut Grove and always felt safe and had a lot of fun growing up here. Honestly out of all the places I could have grown up in the Vancouver Area I loved the fact that it was Walnut Grove.
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The four seasons in the state of Washington reflect how others would call this the Ever Green state.

Fall is warm with leaves that turn red and yellow, Winter can be very rainy at times and ice can become a problem for the roads. Spring is a great time of the year, knowing that Winter is behind us and spring flowers start to come up from the ground and remind us that we made it through another winter. Summer is a wonderful place in the Northwest. We have a summer vacation land filled with water activities, local summer fairs, movies in the park, local Saturday markets and art creations and much more.
If there is a home break-in located in the neighborhood, most neighbors are helpful and look out for others and themselves. However, when the police are called and the event is reported, the local police cannot do a whole lot except report the break-in. Those that have not experienced a break-in, cannot understand the emotions that come with this event. The family feels violated and uncertain about their safety. It takes times to feel comfortable again.