Hayden Island is one of four major islands in Portland. It's located on the Columbia River just south of Vancouver, WA. This tiny community features unique on-the-water living with its floating home moorages -- residents use these for their houseboats -- and six marinas. Condos and manufactured homes also make up the area's real estate. Island life isn't short of amenities. The Jantzen Beach shopping center has a wide variety of stores, plus a Target and Safeway are nearby. But, thoroughfares are limited; I-5 is the only road to get to and from the island. Traffic also can get congested for those who are traveling by car, which might be a requirement if you have children. There are no schools in the neighborhood. For those without a vehicle, there is a MAX line and public buses that provide transportation
Hayden Island is home to approximately 2,400 people who work in retail, services and sales professions. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhood of North Portland.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Hayden Island, a suburb of Portland, is not more or less expensive than other areas outside the city, such as North Portland. As seen by the average household expenditure, Hayden Island's $45.0K/year is not far off from North Portland's $47.2K/year. The neighborhood of North Portland is somewhat different from Hayden Island in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Hayden Island the median age is 36, while in North Portland it's 31. In Hayden Island, the average household size is 1.79 inhabitants, and it's 2.25 inhabitants in North Portland. Of households in Hayden Island and North Portland, 11% and 27% have children, respectively. With an average household income of $52.4K, Hayden Island's pay scale is similar to that of North Portland.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Hooters and McDonald's are both around the proverbial corner. Boating is a splash at Jantzen Beach Moorage Inc, a boating center in the area. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Hayden Island's Tj Techart Inc. Survey the Yelp page for additional places to grab some grub, enjoy some cocktails and unwind in Hayden Island. When short on groceries or other household supplies, Plaid Pantry, a grocery store, is located within the neighborhood on N Hayden Island Dr.
Nearby School Information
Where you rent will heavily influence which schools your children attend. They could be eligible for enrollment in the Portland School District 1j or the Vancouver School District. The schools near the apartments in Hayden Island include George Middle School. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around your apartment to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend. The student/teacher ratio at the nearby school of George Middle School is low: 15-to-1. Vancouver School District has 25 elementary schools, nine middle schools and 12 high schools. Vancouver School District has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Portland School District 1j. Vancouver School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Portland School District 1j.
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