Portland is known for its friendliness, rich culture and variety of outdoor activities. Portland has a mix of open scenic spaces and parks combined with a bustling city life and diverse neighborhoods. The city offers a collection of off Broadway theaters as well as a number of classical performing arts studios. Voted one of the “greenest cities” in the country, Portland has made maintaining its natural surroundings a priority, giving plenty of options to the active outdoor person. Visit the downtown area for a day of shopping or to try one of the cities well known micro breweries. Portland’s temperate climate, thriving economy and close proximity to both the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains are among the many reasons it has acquired high rankings on multiple "Most Livable City" lists.
Portland’s average apartment rental rate in the city is approximately $1,350.00. The average 1 bedroom apartment rents for around $975.00 and the average 2 bedroom rents for about $1,250.00. The Average listing price for homes for sale is approximately $350,000. Popular neighborhoods in the Portland area are Downtown, Hollywood, Pearl District, and Concordia.