Pearl is a busy neighborhood of Portland in Multnomah County bordered by Northwest District and Downtown. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Northwest District and Downtown.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Residents of Pearl enjoy the same big-city amenities as Northwest District, but the cost of living is lower. The average household spends $52.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Northwest District's $62.8K/year.
Pearl is similar to Downtown in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 26, compared to a median age of 25 in Downtown. They also are comparable by average household size -- 1.36 inhabitants per household in Pearl and 1.2 in Downtown. By the percentage of households with children in Pearl and Downtown, 5% and 2% have children, respectively.
Is Pearl the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Downtown make an average of $25.5K, Pearl residents are raking in an average of $65.0K.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Pearl can't be beat. NW 10th Ave. and NW 11th Ave. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Pearl.
Wine and dine yourself in Pearl with dinner at Sinju Restaurant and drinks at Low Brow Lounge. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Candy or Tiger Bar. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, P F Chang's China Bistro and Mellow Mushroom are both around the proverbial corner.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Pearl Pilates Studio and Skogg Gym in the nearby vicinity. A great way to spend the evening, be sure to catch one of many shows at Gerding Theater At The Armory.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Pearl.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Pearl. To name a few, there's Local Choice Produce Market on NW Everett St. and Pearl Market on NW 12th Ave. Take a bite out of Pearl Bakery for some sweet local flavor, found on NW 9th Ave., or try a taste of Lovejoy Bakers Inc, another neighborhood bakery which is located on NW 10th Ave. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Whole Foods Market and Safeway.
The Pearl area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Diversity As Gift and French Quarter, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. For shoppers who like choice, NW 9th Ave. is home to a mall with some big-name stores including Officemax and Natural Capital Ctr.
Local School Statistics
The schools near the apartments in Pearl are New Avenues For Youth, Self Enhancement, Inc/Sei Academy and Emerson 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, Self Enhancement, Inc/Sei Academy has a strong student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
Oregon Department Of Education district has four elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school. Oregon Department Of Education and Portland School District 1j have comparable student-body sizes and student-teacher ratios. Portland School District 1j has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Oregon Department Of Education district.