North Portland boasts several shopping centers in the vicinity. Switch up your wardrobe or find something special for your apartment at one of the many nearby malls and home stores. North Portland is one of Portland's suburbs a Cathedral Park neighborhood. Look beyond North Portland for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Cathedral Park and Overlook.
Conveniences Around the Apartments for Rent in North Portland, Oregon
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to misc services. To name a couple, Blue Buddha Bodywork is on N Killingsworth St. and Bridgetown Massage is located on N Jessup St. Other services in North Portland include Eye Health Northwest, providing eye care, at 3246 N Lombard St.
Cost of Living and Demographics
The cost of living in North Portland is similar to other suburban areas, such as Cathedral Park. On average a household in North Portland spends $47.2K/year in total expenditures, compared to Cathedral Park's $46.3K/year.
The neighborhood of Cathedral Park is somewhat different from North Portland in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in North Portland is 31, while in Cathedral Park it's 23. In North Portland, the average household size is 2.25 people, and it's 2.12 people in Cathedral Park. Of households in North Portland and Cathedral Park, 27% and 24% have children, respectively.
In terms of income and education, the average income in North Portland is $56.0K, and that's comparable to Cathedral Park's. However, more residents of North Portland have earned a master's degree than those in Cathedral Park.
Schools and School Districts
In a big way, your rental location governs which schools your children attend. Depending on eligibility, they may enroll in a school in the Portland School District 1j or the Vancouver School District. Some of the schools near the apartments in North Portland are Spanish-English International School, George Middle School and Rosa Parks Elementary School. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
A middle school in the Portland School District 1j, George Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, 25 elementary schools, nine middle schools and 12 high schools are located within the Vancouver School District. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Portland School District 1j. Vancouver School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Portland School District 1j.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
North Portland is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. N Lombard St. and N Interstate Ave., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Kokiyo Teriyaki. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Holistic Remedies and Your Inn. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and Burger King are to be found in the neighborhood.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Blooming Moon Spa and Westcoast Health & Fitness in the nearby vicinity.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in North Portland.