These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Portland, OR For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Portland neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Portland

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Portland has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.07x the national median and household incomes are 2.38x the national median.

But where exactly in Portland do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Forest Park where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Portland out of 63 for 2018:

  1. Forest Park (Homes)
  2. Alameda (Homes)
  3. Linnton (Homes)
  4. Southwest Hills (Homes)
  5. Bridlemile (Homes)
  6. Far Southwest (Homes)
  7. Hillsdale (Homes)
  8. Eastmoreland (Homes)
  9. Homestead (Homes)
  10. Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $973,596. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Portland.

For more Portland reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Portland and the worst neighborhoods in Portland.

Or, for living around Portland, out the best Portland suburbs and the worst Portland suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Portland For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Portland by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Forest Park, was named the richest neighborhood in Portland.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Old Town-Chinatown.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Portland ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Portland For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Forest Park $130,829
2 Alameda $105,707
3 Linnton $105,693
4 Southwest Hills $105,675
5 Bridlemile $103,252
6 Far Southwest $91,170
7 Hillsdale $90,106
8 Eastmoreland $86,560
9 Homestead $79,284
10 Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill $75,320
11 King $74,867
12 Mount Tabor $72,077
13 Center $70,972
14 Maplewood-Ashcreek $70,855
15 Concordia $70,667
16 Roseway $68,558
17 Irvington $67,479
18 Hayhurst $66,256
19 Hosford $65,794
20 Woodstock $65,296
21 Richmond $65,167
22 Government Island $65,048
23 University Park $63,044
24 Argay $61,855
25 Ross Island $60,809
26 Sellwood-Moreland $59,936
27 Northwest $59,918
28 Overlook $59,274
29 Arbor Lodge $59,166
30 Pleasant Valley $58,403
31 Cully $57,769
32 South Tabor $56,485
33 Saintjohns $56,158
34 Pearl District $55,851
35 Mount Scott $53,771
36 Woodlawn $53,438
37 Boise $53,179
38 Wilkes $52,702
39 Brooklyn $52,207
40 Brentwood-Darlington $51,012
41 Madison South $50,010
42 Foster Powell $49,411
43 Montavilla $48,273
44 Kenton $48,057
45 Cathedral Park $47,650
46 Creston-Kenilworth $46,319
47 Haden Island $46,115
48 Parkrose $44,702
49 Bridgeton $43,580
50 Portsmith $43,451
51 Hazelwood $41,584
52 Reed $41,257
53 Eliot $40,270
54 Powellhurst $39,734
55 Centennial $39,317
56 Lents $39,209
57 Kerns $39,121
58 Lloyd $38,485
59 Mill Park $35,351
60 Buckman $35,131
61 Downtown $34,477
62 Sunderland $30,625
63 Old Town-Chinatown $22,887

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