Westmoreland is a bustling neighborhood of Portland and home to about 11,500 people who mostly work in services, retail and administrative professions. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into other neighborhoods like Brooklyn and Sellwood.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The neighborhoods of Westmoreland and Brooklyn are identical by the average number of people per household, 2.16, and similar by the percentage of households that have children, 24% and 17%, respectively.
When it comes to earnings, Westmoreland's median average household income of $78.9K/year is comparable to Brooklyn. However, when it comes to education, the number of Westmoreland residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Brooklyn residents with a master's degree.
Food, Libations and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. SE Milwaukie Ave. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is SE 13th Ave. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Westmoreland has restaurants and bars, including Jake's Place, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Stop in at Kay's Lounge for a quick beer or head to Riverside Corral for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Subway and Papa Murphy's Take 'n' Bake. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Take in some fresh air at Portland City Of Parks & Rec. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Waverly Marina.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Westmoreland.
Plaid Pantry and Foster's Market & Deli are just some of the grocery stores in Westmoreland. For your sweet-tooth, head to Cravin Raven Bakery on SE 13th Ave., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Grand Central Baking Co, which is also on SE 13th Ave.
Westmoreland has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Branches An Uncommon Card Gift and Coco & Toulouse Go Shopping. For greater selection and value when shopping, Westmoreland also has department store and factory-outlet options. Columbia Sportswear Outlet is located on SE Tacoma St.
Nearby School Information
The location of your rental determines (and narrows) your children's school selection. Your kids could attend school in the North Clackamas School District 12 or the Portland School District 1j. Schools near the apartments in Westmoreland are Cleveland High School, Sellwood Middle School and St. Agatha Elementary School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than North Clackamas School District 12, the Portland School District 1j offers residents 66 elementary schools, 44 middle schools and 18 high schools. Portland School District 1j has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the North Clackamas School District 12.