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West Linn
  • Suburb of Portland, OR

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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West Linn is a suburb of Portland with a population of 27,167. West Linn is in Clackamas County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in West Linn offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Linn there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of West Linn tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Linn are highly rated.

About

About West Linn...
Population
27,167

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$677,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,907
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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West Linn Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    52.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    152.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    763.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    156.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in West Linn

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$134,116
National
$75,149

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