These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Portland


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 3.33x the national median and household incomes are 2.49x the national median.

But where exactly in Portland do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Linnton where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Portland out of 63:

  1. Linnton
  2. Forest Park
  3. Bridlemile
  4. Alameda
  5. Southwest Hills
  6. Eastmoreland
  7. Far Southwest
  8. Hillsdale
  9. Government Island
  10. Hayhurst

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $959,411. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Portland.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Portland

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 criteria:

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, Linnton, 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

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Linnton $124,412
2 Forest Park $124,199
3 Bridlemile $101,950
4 Alameda $101,934
5 Southwest Hills $101,383
6 Eastmoreland $89,681
7 Far Southwest $85,360
8 Hillsdale $85,309
9 Government Island $73,787
10 Hayhurst $71,396
11 Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill $70,558
12 Maplewood-Ashcreek $70,067
13 Homestead $68,758
14 Roseway $67,048
15 Woodstock $66,836
16 Irvington $66,165
17 Pleasant Valley $65,899
18 Mount Tabor $64,419
19 Concordia $63,288
20 Center $62,166
21 King $60,993
22 Richmond $60,369
23 University Park $60,104
24 Arbor Lodge $60,002
25 Argay $59,984
26 Overlook $58,517
27 Northwest $57,824
28 South Tabor $56,787
29 Cully $56,067
30 Hosford $53,520
31 Wilkes $53,268
32 Sellwood-Moreland $52,572
33 Pearl District $51,288
34 Woodlawn $51,004
35 Mount Scott $50,669
36 Saintjohns $50,400
37 Kenton $49,009
38 Brentwood-Darlington $48,682
39 Cathedral Park $47,719
40 Madison South $47,627
41 Portsmith $47,508
42 Montavilla $47,392
43 Boise $45,882
44 Parkrose $44,994
45 Haden Island $44,697
46 Eliot $44,563
47 Bridgeton $44,297
48 Reed $44,042
49 Hazelwood $44,038
50 Creston-Kenilworth $43,966
51 Brooklyn $42,715
52 Ross Island $42,440
53 Foster Powell $42,057
54 Centennial $41,810
55 Powellhurst $41,559
56 Mill Park $39,663
57 Lloyd $38,736
58 Sunderland $37,656
59 Lents $36,955
60 Kerns $35,105
61 Buckman $33,087
62 Downtown $30,640
63 Old Town-Chinatown $22,594

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