Richmond is home to approximately 12,000 people who work in services, retail and administrative professions. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of Hosford-Abernathy and Buckman-East.
Demographics and Cost of Living
With an average household expenditure of $47.7K/year, Richmond's cost of living is not unlike other urban areas in Portland, such as Hosford-Abernathy, which reports a total of $45.3K/year.
Richmond is similar to Hosford-Abernathy in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 28, compared to a median age of 25 in Hosford-Abernathy. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.29 inhabitants per household in Richmond and 2.12 in Hosford-Abernathy. By the percentage of households with children in Richmond and Hosford-Abernathy, 23% and 17% have children, respectively.
When it comes to earnings, Richmond's median average household income of $56.9K/year is comparable to Hosford-Abernathy. However, when it comes to education, the number of Richmond residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Hosford-Abernathy residents with a master's degree.
Food, Libations and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Richmond are SE Hawthorne Blvd. and SE Division St. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in Richmond.
Richmond has restaurants and bars, including 39 Street Pub, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include mobile concessions and pizza. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Vertigo Pub and Landmark Saloon. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Taco Time and Taco Bell are both located in the neighborhood.
Richmond's Hawthorne Theatre makes it easy to catch a fine arts performance any day of the week.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Richmond, browse the Yelp page.
Richmond has multiple grocery stores in the area, including 50th Market and Roadrunner. Enjoy the aroma of Kung Fu Bakery Recordings's freshly baked goods and stop in for a taste on SE 36th Ave. Furthermore, Lauretta Jeans is located on SE Division St., so your sweet-tooth stomach will always have options.
Richmond has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Hawthorne Cutlery & Gifts and Double V Gift Shop. Tibet A Gift is also located in the Richmond neighborhood, making day-to-day shopping convenient for residents.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Richmond are Franklin High School, Hosford Middle School and Richmond Elementary School. Remember, school district boundaries are subject to redrawing. Consult with your local schools and school districts near the apartments for rent to confirm the schools your children can attend.
The Oregon Department Of Education district has four elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school. Oregon Department Of Education district and Portland School District 1j have similar student-teacher ratios, but the latter has a higher number of enrolled students. Portland School District 1j has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Oregon Department Of Education district.