Portland, Louisville, KY

Portland Neighborhood Guide Louisville, KY

About

Portland is a vibrant neighborhood located in the West End of Louisville, Kentucky. It's situated along the Ohio River, with Interstate 64 to the south and the west section of Louisville to the north. Portland boasts a rich history, as it is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, and its history is on display at the Portland Museum. Additionally, it offers diverse dining and shopping options, showcasing the area's unique culture and charm.

What You Will Love about Portland, Louisville, Kentucky

  • The historic and cultural richness, displayed through its museums like the Portland Museum and numerous events.
  • The neighborhood's commitment to arts and creativity is manifest in facilities such as the Louisville Visual Art and the Tim Faulkner Gallery.
  • The easy access to the Ohio River and the Riverwalk, offering stunning views and recreational opportunities.
  • The sense of tight-knit community and friendly neighbors in this historic area.

What’s Nearby

Portland is in close proximity to the downtown area of Louisville, providing access to a plethora of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. It is also adjacent to the Ohio River, making it an ideal place for those who enjoy water sports and outdoor activities.

Lifestyle

Life in Portland offers a blend of historic charm and modern amenities. The neighborhood fosters a tight-knit community and supports a thriving arts scene, while the nearby river and easy accessibility to downtown bring an element of urban convenience and outdoor adventures.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 175 restaurants, 35 grocery stores, and 27 parks within a mile of the Portland neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Save-A-Lot

    Retail, Discount Store, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    2626 Portland Ave

  • GROCERY
    In & Out Dairy Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    2329 Portland Ave

  • GROCERY
    Curtis Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    2720 Duncan St

  • GROCERY
    Dairy Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    2728 W Market St

  • GROCERY
    Kroger

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    520 N 35th St

  • GROCERY
    Kroger Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    520 N 35th St

Portland Apartments and Rentals

106 Rental properties in Portland, Louisville, KY.

  • Hampton Place property

    Contact for Price

    Hampton Place

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    575–1100 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • Maple Grove Apartments property

    $720+

    Maple Grove Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    525–850 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Elm Grove Apartments property

    $720+

    Elm Grove Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    525–1350 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • 1735 W Kentucky St property

    $1,075

    1735 W Kentucky St

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 1851 Date St property

    $745

    1851 Date St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1050 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2715 Garland Ave property

    $1,075

    2715 Garland Ave

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1262 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
2.6%
20.1%
utilities
6.7%
12.8%
food
0.6%
0.4%
transportation
2.1%
4.8%
healthcare
13.7%
16.3%

Portland Demographics

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Portland Reviews

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  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 3 of 6 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 3 of 6 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 3 of 6 renters

  • Busy Streets

    Yes

    Say 4 of 6 renters

Portland Transportation

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Somewhat Walkable

60/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

69/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

34/100
1 bus stop, 1 train stop, 3 other stops

Norfolk Southern

Train Stop

450 Hardin St

Unique Transportation Services

Other

101 N 7th St

Greyhound Bus Lines

Bus Stop

720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

Portland Schools

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