Southeast Portland is home to approximately 114,800 people who work in services, retail and administrative professions. For that special place near Southeast Portland, expand your search to neighborhoods like Southwest and Corbett.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Southeast Portland, a city in Portland, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as Southwest, despite similar big-city offerings. While Southeast Portland's total cost per average household is $50.3K/year, Southwest's comes to $98.1K/year.
Southeast Portland is similar to Southwest in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 28, compared to a median age of 27 in Southwest. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.19 inhabitants per household in Southeast Portland and 2.54 in Southwest. By the percentage of households with children in Southeast Portland and Southwest, 20% and 23% have children, respectively.
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 Southeast Portland 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. Have a little fun finding your next place in Southeast Portland with help from our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at La Bamba Restaurant located on SE Powell Blvd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Sway Bar. Food variety includes juice bars, beer and ale, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. With more than a dozen bars to choose from, find your favorite place for a quick beer or round of cocktails. A few great options include Lucky Devil Lounge, Club 21 and Holocene. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Wingstop and Burger King are to be found in the neighborhood.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Southeast Portland spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Food Depot and Abc Seafood Market, both located on SE Powell Blvd., are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Southeast Portland area. Of the grocery stores in the area, Southeast Portland has one specialty/health food market, Gnld Neo Life Products. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Grand Central Baking Co is in the neighborhood on SE Hawthorne Blvd. and Delicious Donuts is also in the area. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Circle K and Ampm.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Southeast Portland has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Zimzim Department Store and Za Zen. Residents can also take advantage of the many retailers in the Southeast Portland area, including A To Z Bargains and Usa Pawn & Jewelry. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of 205 Place and East Burnside Plaza.
Schools and School Districts
Think about sending the students in your family to schools in the David Douglas School District 40 or the Portland School District 1j, and learn about some neighborhood options. The schools near the apartments in Southeast Portland are Franklin High School, Mount Tabor Middle School and Portland Village School. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
The Portland School District 1j provides 66 elementary schools, 44 middle schools and 18 high schools, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than David Douglas School District 40. Portland School District 1j has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the David Douglas School District 40.