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Apartments near Kerns, Portland, Oregon

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Kerns Portland

The diversity and how you may see multiple cultures throughout the whole neighborhood. Small mini malls and communities that serve big roles into your life.

Everything is close-by including transportation. My favorite local business is McDonalds. I like going to the movies with family and friends.

I like that everything is close, my favorite business is target, boba shops, and loving places as they have a good time as way to love it

There are many places to play near our home, such as the park, like to go with the children, and the playground, go with the family

Like to go to some of the restaurants and bars with friends and family. Sometimes hang out at their homes and feel mostly safe parking there.

There is a park near my home. I like running and exercising in the park with my family best Walking is also a good option

Who Lives Here

Kerns Portland Demographics

Education

High School

10%

Associate's

25%

Bachelor's

47%

Master's

17%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

67%

3 people

20%

4 people

8%

5 people

5%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

45%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

5%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

2%

20-45

64%

45-65

18%

65+

8%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Kerns Portland?

Percentage: 5/55/5

Renters gave this area a 5 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$1280$1477$2601-
Jan '24$1269$1442$2598-
Dec '23$1280$1452$2405-
Nov '23$1270$1455$2601-
Oct '23$1285$1442$1895-
Sep '23$1319$1436$2095-
Aug '23$1299$1435$2741-
Jul '23$1272$1435$3278-
Jun '23$1272$1460$1995-
May '23$1325$1472$2175-
Apr '23$1382$1467$2901-
Mar '23$1375$1467$1750-
Feb '23$1300$1457$1750-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Kerns Portland

Kerns Portland Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

19%

15-30 Mins

51%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

7%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9393

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Percentage: 9898

Bike Score®

Percentage: 6767

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Top Scores: Health, Grocery, Restaurant

Things To Do In Kerns Portland

Top Score

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Kerns Portland.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 94% more gyms than average
  3. 76% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Kerns Portland gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 83% more grocery stores than average
  3. 33% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 91% more restaurants than average
  3. 53% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 96% more coffee shops than average
  3. 73% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Kerns Portland.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 92% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 70% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Kerns Portland doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 81% more pet facilities than average
  3. 15% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Kerns Portland sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 95% more theaters than average
  3. 72% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Kerns Portland doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 82% more medical facilities than average
  3. 32% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Kerns Portland.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Kerns Portland is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 73% more daycares than average
  3. 11% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Kerns Portland.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. 60% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 83% more fine art centers than average
  3. 20% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Kerns Portland is light on amusement parks.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 47% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Kerns Portland Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Kerns Portland

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Getting to Know Kerns, OR

The beloved Kerns neighborhood is tucked into the heart of East Portland between Laurelhurst, Sullivan's Gulch, Sunnyside and Buckman neighborhoods. It's filled with a mix of single-family homes with historic charm and newer condo and apartment buildings. Young singles and artistic types are attracted to this area for the affordable rent and easy access to downtown and other amenities. Families and older professionals reside here, too. Residents head over to 28th Avenue and Burnside for great shopping, dining and nightlife. Here, you will find the Screen Door that many claim has the best fried chicken. There are also plenty of microbreweries and the popular Laurelhurst Theater. Kerns is also highly walkable and is just a short commute to most areas in Portland.

Kerns Apartments for Rent - Portland East, OR Trying to find an apartment in Kerns, a densely populated neighborhood near Portland East, OR? This neighborhood is friendly to renters, with 76% of locals renting their homes. There are a variety of transportation options in this area. While you'll probably need a car, it may not be necessary for everything. Commuting to work takes about 25 minutes on average. Residents of Kerns are highly educated, with a large number having postgraduate degrees.