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Average Rent in Portland, OR

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Portland Studio - $1,272-1%
Portland 1 Bed - $1,537+3%
Portland 2 Beds - $1,812-3%

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Local Reviews

there is a good view, it is quiet , neighbors are kind and i think our area is safe compared to other areas.

Demographics

Education

High School

20%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

27%

Master's

15%

Doctorate

4%

Family Size

2 people

85%

3 people

9%

4 people

4%

5 people

1%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

57%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

4%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

1%

10-20

11%

20-45

53%

45-65

20%

65+

15%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

*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 Downtown, Portland, OR

In Portland, OR, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,272 to $1,812. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown, Portland, OR is $1,272. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,537. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,812.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-1%

Changed from $1,285 to $1,272
1 Bed

+3%

Changed from $1,492 to $1,537
2 Beds

-3%

Changed from $1,868 to $1,812

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

1.8%

Compared to National Average

18.8%

The cost of living in Downtown, Portland, OR is 1.8% higher than the state average and 18.8% higher than the national average. Downtown, 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 Downtown, 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 Downtown, 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
Tigard$2,549+26%
Hillsboro$2,510+9%
Beaverton$1,949+18%
Ridgefield$1,925--
Lake Oswego$1,904+15%
Vancouver$1,7770%
Forest Grove$1,575--
Salem$1,437+64%
Wilsonville$1,3950%
Camas$1,300--
Tualatin$1,295+6%
Portland$1,272-1%
Gresham$1,200-11%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
West Linn$2,467+33%
Ridgefield$2,012-3%
Lake Oswego$1,850+2%
Battleground$1,789+26%
Wilsonville$1,740+14%
Tigard$1,701+22%
Kelso$1,680--
Vancouver$1,669-11%
Beaverton$1,595-2%
Oregon City$1,575+5%
Portland$1,537+3%
Gresham$1,502-3%
Camas$1,500-5%
Longview$1,380--
Salem$1,337-3%
Tualatin$1,325--
Woodland$1,325--
Forest Grove$1,275+6%
Mcminnville$1,250--
Keizer$1,150+15%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Ridgefield$2,545+4%
Tigard$2,011+19%
Lake Oswego$1,990-43%
Wilsonville$1,982-8%
Forest Grove$1,907+42%
Vancouver$1,902-5%
Kelso$1,880+45%
Beaverton$1,867+1%
Tualatin$1,835+22%
Portland$1,812-3%
Sandy$1,795-5%
Gresham$1,728+8%
Camas$1,695-15%
Mcminnville$1,6950%
Longview$1,586--
Battleground$1,575--
Clackamas$1,550--
Salem$1,545-5%
Washougal$1,481+8%
Keizer$1,475+16%
Oregon City$1,425-19%
Woodland$1,375--

Compare Neighborhoods

Southwest Hills

$1,079

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 Southwest Hills, Multnomah Village, and Creston-Kenilworth, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,079, $1,195, and $1,195 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Cully and Hazelwood, where the rents are $1,195 and $1,225, a favorable comparison to Portland's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,537.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Portland, OR?

In Portland, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown, Pearl, and Buckman. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown averages at $2,251, in Pearl it averages $1,986, and in Buckman, the average is $1,917. For additional high-end living options, Goose Hollow offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,884, and Northwest Portland at $1,841. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,537 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 Sunnyside, Hawthorne District, and Ladd's Addition. In Sunnyside, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,395. Hawthorne District sees average rents of $1,510 for a 1-bedroom unit. Ladd's Addition offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,375. For those seeking other popular areas, Buckman presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,917, and Kerns at $1,419. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,537 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portland, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Richmond$1,615+9%
Buckman$1,524+18%
Pearl$1,506+5%
North Portland$1,499+10%
Overlook$1,467-16%
Hawthorne District$1,458+13%
South Portland$1,450+16%
John's Landing$1,450--
Kenton$1,450--
St. Johns$1,412+4%
Sunnyside$1,375+12%
Northeast Hazel Dell$1,325--
Kerns$1,299+2%
Westmoreland$1,290-3%
Northwest Portland$1,262-1%
King's Hill Historic District$1,2500%
Brooklyn$1,2500%
Nob Hill$1,225-5%
Northwest District$1,225-5%
Lair Hill$1,225-2%
Arbor Lodge$1,225-5%
Goose Hollow$1,224-2%
Alphabet District$1,212-6%
Mt. Tabor$1,212+10%
Creston-Kenilworth$1,200+12%
Northeast Portland$1,198-8%
Hillsdale$1,197--
Ladd's Addition$1,195-4%
Humboldt$1,195--
Downtown$1,187+3%
Southwest Hills$1,150+10%
Cathedral Park$1,124--
Alberta Arts District$1,099--
King$1,099--
East Portland$1,097+4%
Powellhurst-Gilbert$1,075--
North Tabor$1,050--
Centennial$1,0450%
Corbett$1,035+30%
Multnomah Village$1,000--
Central Northeast Portland$999-26%
Hazelwood$995--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Buckman$1,917+28%
Goose Hollow$1,884+13%
Northwest Portland$1,841+19%
Bethany$1,650--
Hillsdale$1,650--
Northeast Portland$1,622-3%
Nob Hill$1,600+7%
Northwest District$1,600+7%
Concordia$1,595+7%
Alphabet District$1,587+13%
Humboldt$1,569--
Corbett$1,545--
St. Johns$1,527-3%
Hawthorne District$1,510+1%
Richmond$1,510-1%
North Portland$1,475-5%
Northeast Hazel Dell$1,472--
South Portland$1,450-3%
John's Landing$1,450--
Westmoreland$1,447-1%
Overlook$1,437-3%
Alberta Arts District$1,437--
King$1,437--
Kerns$1,419-3%
Cathedral Park$1,400--
North Tabor$1,397-7%
Central Northeast Portland$1,3950%
Sunnyside$1,395-2%
Ladd's Addition$1,375--
Brooklyn$1,375+1%
Mt. Tabor$1,375-8%
Centennial$1,372-2%
Arbor Lodge$1,345+4%
Montavilla$1,325+6%
Lair Hill$1,317+5%
Kenton$1,310-25%
East Portland$1,295-7%
King's Hill Historic District$1,275-15%
Powellhurst-Gilbert$1,272-9%
Hazelwood$1,225-12%
Multnomah Village$1,195+6%
Creston-Kenilworth$1,195+2%
Cully$1,195--
Southwest Hills$1,0790%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Northwest Portland$3,191+35%
Pearl$3,006+4%
Buckman$2,756+38%
Overlook$2,656+24%
Nob Hill$2,367+1%
Northwest District$2,367+1%
Kerns$2,329+17%
Humboldt$2,295+44%
Alphabet District$2,200+26%
Brooklyn$2,2000%
Southwest Hills$2,195--
St. Johns$2,145+9%
North Portland$2,100+2%
Richmond$2,0950%
Northeast Portland$1,949-15%
Kenton$1,920-4%
Westmoreland$1,899-21%
South Portland$1,895-10%
Hillsdale$1,850+33%
King's Hill Historic District$1,845+19%
Alberta Arts District$1,799--
Cathedral Park$1,799--
Hawthorne District$1,700-17%
Ladd's Addition$1,695--
Sunnyside$1,675-14%
Arbor Lodge$1,650-13%
North Tabor$1,647-37%
King$1,595-20%
Mt. Tabor$1,572-27%
Northeast Hazel Dell$1,535-3%
Creston-Kenilworth$1,520+5%
Lair Hill$1,500+8%
Concordia$1,500--
John's Landing$1,495-32%
Hazelwood$1,475-13%
East Portland$1,462-8%
Central Northeast Portland$1,435-20%
Cully$1,425--
Woodstock$1,395--
Powellhurst-Gilbert$1,387-37%
Multnomah Village$1,3750%
Corbett$1,350-10%
Centennial$1,350-15%
Montavilla$1,340-19%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

33%

15-30 Mins

40%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9797

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Percentage: 9191

Bike Score®

Percentage: 9595

Transit Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Coffee

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Oh la latte, not a bad spot for getting a cup of joe.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 99% more coffee shops than average
  3. 62% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in Downtown Portland.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 96% more parks than average
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You can shop till you drop in Downtown Portland.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 97% more shops than average
  3. 24% more shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Portland draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 99% more fine art centers than average
  3. 72% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 96% more medical facilities than average
  3. 12% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 97% more restaurants than average
  3. 32% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 98% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 54% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Childcare

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Portland earns a gold star for childcare.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 92% more daycares than average
  3. 75% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Downtown Portland.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 94% more gyms than average
  3. 98% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Theaters

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's a pretty good scene for movie buffs and theater lovers.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 98% more theaters than average
  3. 66% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

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

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 88% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Downtown 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

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 40% more gas stations than average
  3. Far fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Schools

Percentage: 1/51/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Downtown Portland

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