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West Slope
  • Suburb of Portland, OR

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

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West Slope is a suburb of Portland with a population of 6,663. West Slope is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in West Slope offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Slope there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Slope and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in West Slope are highly rated.

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About West Slope...
Population
6,663

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$658,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,536
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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West Slope Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in West Slope

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$89,154
National
$75,149

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