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Average Rent in Portland, OR

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Portland Studio - $1,2620%
Portland 1 Bed - $1,565+5%
Portland 2 Beds - $1,860-2%
Last updated 6/22/2024

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Local Reviews

My family likes running/walking along the river trail. The neighborhood is to my university so I don't commute.

Here is near by bus station. The restaurants. coffee shop and fast food all by walking distance. It is convence place.

Demographics

Education

High School

6%

Associate's

20%

Bachelor's

43%

Master's

24%

Doctorate

6%

Family Size

2 people

77%

3 people

13%

4 people

7%

5 people

0%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

26%

50-100k

28%

100-150k

19%

150-200k

12%

200k+

14%

Age

0-10

5%

10-20

2%

20-45

51%

45-65

21%

65+

20%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/22/2024

*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.

Rent Trends

Average rent in South Portland, Portland, OR

In Portland, OR, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,262 to $1,860. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in South Portland, Portland, OR is $1,262. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,565. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,860.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

0%

Changed from $1,262 to $1,262
1 Bed

+5%

Changed from $1,490 to $1,565
2 Beds

-2%

Changed from $1,898 to $1,860
Last updated 6/22/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

1.8%

Compared to National Average

18.8%

The cost of living in South Portland, Portland, OR is 1.8% higher than the state average and 18.8% higher than the national average. South Portland, Portland, OR housing is 50.2% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 6.8% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 10.4% more in South Portland, Portland, OR than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 11.9% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in South Portland, Portland, ORCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
3.7%
50.2%
Utilities
0.4%
6.8%
Food
0.7%
10.4%
Transportation
3.3%
28.4%
Healthcare
1.8%
11.9%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Hillsboro$2,505+10%
Beaverton$2,337-1%
Lake Oswego$1,904+15%
Vancouver$1,723-9%
Forest Grove$1,575--
Milwaukie$1,497+16%
Canby$1,4750%
Salem$1,437+44%
Woodburn$1,437-2%
Wilsonville$1,3950%
Camas$1,300--
Tualatin$1,295+6%
Portland$1,2620%
Gresham$1,200-13%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Lake Oswego$1,900+10%
Troutdale$1,750--
Milwaukie$1,721+23%
Wilsonville$1,704+4%
Vancouver$1,687-11%
Woodburn$1,587+3%
Oregon City$1,575+5%
Portland$1,565+5%
Canby$1,5600%
Camas$1,545-10%
Gresham$1,502+2%
Beaverton$1,500-2%
Battleground$1,400-2%
Longview$1,380--
Tualatin$1,325--
Salem$1,310-1%
Forest Grove$1,275-13%
Mcminnville$1,250--
Keizer$1,0500%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Lake Oswego$2,200-3%
Newberg$2,1990%
Wilsonville$2,098-8%
Vancouver$1,9970%
Troutdale$1,995+21%
Forest Grove$1,907+42%
Beaverton$1,884+11%
Portland$1,860-2%
Milwaukie$1,7970%
Gresham$1,797+11%
Woodburn$1,794+5%
Mcminnville$1,6950%
Canby$1,675+2%
Tualatin$1,625+10%
Camas$1,615-15%
Longview$1,586--
Battleground$1,575-7%
Clackamas$1,550--
Salem$1,508-6%
Oregon City$1,495-13%
Keizer$1,475+16%

Compare Neighborhoods

Cully

$1,095

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Multnomah Village

$1,195

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Creston-Kenilworth

$1,195

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Portland, OR?

For renters in Portland seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Cully, Multnomah Village, and Creston-Kenilworth, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,095, $1,195, and $1,195 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Hazelwood and Portsmouth, where the rents are $1,195 and $1,195, a favorable comparison to Portland's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,565.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Portland, OR?

In Portland, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown, Pearl, and Mississippi. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown averages at $2,122, in Pearl it averages $2,011, and in Mississippi, the average is $1,983. For additional high-end living options, Northwest Portland offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,800, and Goose Hollow at $1,740. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,565 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portland, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Portland, OR?

In Portland, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Hawthorne District, Richmond, and Belmont. In Hawthorne District, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,522. Richmond sees average rents of $1,495 for a 1-bedroom unit. Belmont offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,250. For those seeking other popular areas, Sunnyside presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,399, and North Tabor at $1,437. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,565 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portland, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Mississippi$1,620--
Pearl$1,618+11%
Richmond$1,552+8%
Overlook$1,467-15%
North Portland$1,461+1%
Buckman$1,456+16%
St. Johns$1,450-3%
Kenton$1,450--
Hawthorne District$1,425+13%
Hillsdale$1,425--
John's Landing$1,395-1%
Sullivan's Gulch$1,390+7%
Northeast Hazel Dell$1,375--
Downtown$1,357+18%
Lair Hill$1,295+13%
Kerns$1,262-5%
Northwest Portland$1,2500%
Sunnyside$1,2270%
Belmont$1,227--
Westmoreland$1,225-8%
Northeast Portland$1,218-4%
Irvington$1,212-9%
Creston-Kenilworth$1,200+12%
Humboldt$1,195--
Northwest District$1,187-3%
Alphabet District$1,187-5%
Nob Hill$1,187-3%
Eliot$1,142-7%
Goose Hollow$1,125-10%
King's Hill Historic District$1,125-10%
Mt. Tabor$1,124-4%
Cathedral Park$1,124--
Parkrose$1,110+1%
East Portland$1,097+4%
North Tabor$1,095--
Powellhurst-Gilbert$1,075--
Arbor Lodge$1,045-25%
Centennial$1,0450%
Multnomah Village$1,000--
Central Northeast Portland$999-26%
Hazelwood$995--
Hollywood$895-34%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Pearl$2,011-3%
Mississippi$1,983+3%
Northwest Portland$1,800+20%
Goose Hollow$1,740+7%
Buckman$1,730+16%
Mt. Tabor$1,695+13%
Hillsdale$1,650--
Northeast Hazel Dell$1,640-3%
Northwest District$1,600+7%
Nob Hill$1,600+7%
King's Hill Historic District$1,575+5%
Northeast Portland$1,570-5%
Humboldt$1,569--
Alphabet District$1,550+4%
St. Johns$1,549-2%
Westmoreland$1,531+4%
Hawthorne District$1,522+2%
Richmond$1,495-13%
North Portland$1,472-6%
John's Landing$1,450+12%
Kerns$1,440-2%
North Tabor$1,437+1%
Parkrose$1,422--
Eliot$1,420-43%
Sunnyside$1,399-3%
Central Northeast Portland$1,395-4%
Lair Hill$1,375+10%
Kenton$1,362-17%
Cathedral Park$1,355--
Irvington$1,350+6%
Centennial$1,350-3%
Arbor Lodge$1,307-8%
East Portland$1,300-7%
Hollywood$1,295-15%
Lents$1,295-7%
Powellhurst-Gilbert$1,2950%
Sullivan's Gulch$1,295-1%
Belmont$1,250--
Overlook$1,247-11%
Montavilla$1,200-14%
Multnomah Village$1,195-8%
Creston-Kenilworth$1,195+2%
Hazelwood$1,195-8%
Portsmouth$1,195-18%
Cully$1,095-33%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Mississippi$2,925+5%
Goose Hollow$2,725+52%
Buckman$2,573+29%
Northwest District$2,385+1%
Nob Hill$2,385+1%
Kerns$2,365+9%
Humboldt$2,350+4%
Richmond$2,199+10%
Hawthorne District$2,095+8%
Alphabet District$1,950-7%
North Portland$1,947-15%
Kenton$1,935-4%
Northeast Portland$1,910-18%
Sullivan's Gulch$1,895--
Westmoreland$1,889+16%
Arbor Lodge$1,870-1%
Hillsdale$1,850+24%
King's Hill Historic District$1,845+19%
Cathedral Park$1,810+7%
Northeast Hazel Dell$1,800-6%
Hollywood$1,795-10%
Parkrose$1,770+11%
Sunnyside$1,725-9%
Belmont$1,725-1%
Eliot$1,675-45%
North Tabor$1,670-36%
Mt. Tabor$1,562-27%
Irvington$1,555-7%
Central Northeast Portland$1,550-9%
St. Johns$1,550+11%
Creston-Kenilworth$1,520-5%
Lair Hill$1,500+9%
East Portland$1,495-3%
John's Landing$1,495-32%
Lents$1,495-6%
Powellhurst-Gilbert$1,495-12%
Cully$1,495+11%
Overlook$1,450-33%
Portsmouth$1,425-5%
Hazelwood$1,399-6%
Woodstock$1,395--
Multnomah Village$1,375+4%
Montavilla$1,350-20%
Centennial$1,350-15%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

26%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

6%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7575

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Percentage: 7878

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Percentage: 6666

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 87% more coffee shops than average
  3. 18% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South Portland Portland is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 73% more daycares than average
  3. 64% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in South Portland Portland.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 7% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 86% more pet facilities than average
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in South Portland Portland.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 85% more gas stations than average
  3. 8% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

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

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South Portland Portland serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 84% more restaurants than average
  3. 45% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. South Portland Portland is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 90% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 10% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in South Portland 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

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in South Portland Portland.

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

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? South Portland Portland has a quiet theater scene.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to 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. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to 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

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this South Portland Portland's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 75% more medical facilities than average
  3. 80% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Schools

Percentage: 2/52/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in South Portland Portland

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Portland, OR 2.5 miles$1,565$1,860
Vancouver, WA 10.5 miles$1,687$1,997
Beaverton, OR 6.2 miles$1,500$1,884
Cedar Hills, OR 6.1 miles------
Lake Oswego, OR 4.6 miles$1,900$2,200
Milwaukie, OR 3.3 miles$1,721$1,797
Happy Valley, OR 7.5 miles$4,029$4,938
Gresham, OR 11.8 miles$1,502$1,797
Tualatin, OR 8.3 miles$1,325$1,625
Oregon City, OR 9.6 miles$1,575$1,495

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
South Waterfront 0.7 miles------
Downtown 1.9 miles$2,122$3,554
Lair Hill 1.9 miles$1,375$1,500
John's Landing 0.7 miles$1,450$1,495
Westmoreland 1.6 miles$1,531$1,889
Hillsdale 1.2 miles$1,650$1,850
Homestead 0.8 miles$1,200$1,395
Brooklyn 0.9 miles$1,400$1,395
Corbett 0.7 miles$1,522$1,350
University District 1.6 miles$2,839$3,721