Belmont, Portland, OR

Belmont Neighborhood Guide Portland, OR

About

Belmont is a vibrant and eclectic neighborhood located in Southeast Portland, Oregon. It is best known for its vintage charm and bohemian lifestyle, with a mix of historic homes, funky shops, and trendy eateries along Belmont Street. The neighborhood is directly accessible via the SE Hawthorne Blvd and the I-84, and it's just a short distance from downtown Portland. Belmont is also closely located to the beautiful Mount Tabor Park for outdoor activities and the famous Laurelhurst Theater for its independent films and classic movies.

What You Will Love About Belmont, Portland, Oregon

  • The vibrant arts scene, with a multitude of galleries, theaters, and live music venues.
  • The foodie's paradise provided by the array of unique local restaurants and food carts.
  • The green space provided by Mount Tabor Park, perfect for outdoor relaxation and recreation.
  • The community-centric lifestyle with friendly neighbors and regular events.

What’s Nearby

Belmont is just a few blocks from the larger and equally artistic Hawthorne District. The neighborhood is only a 10-minute drive to downtown Portland for easy commuting and city exploration. The must-visit Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and the stunning views at Tom McCall Waterfront Park are also close by.

Lifestyle

Life in Belmont encourages individuality and creative freedom. Residents enjoy a mix of urban sophistication with quirky local flavors, from indie boutiques and vintage stores to art cinemas and coffeehouses. There's a strong sense of community, with many local markets, street festivals and outdoor events happening throughout the year.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 235 restaurants, 35 grocery stores, and 19 parks within a mile of the Belmont neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    39th Mini Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    935 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Fred Meyer Grocery Pickup and Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    3805 SE Hawthorne Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Fred Meyer

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    3805 SE Hawthorne Blvd

  • GROCERY
    H Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    3301 SE Belmont St

  • GROCERY
    New Seasons Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    4034 SE Hawthorne Blvd

  • GROCERY
    The Hawthorne Evening Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    2039 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd

Belmont Apartments and Rentals

162 Rental properties in Belmont, Portland, OR.

  • The Fifty At Division property

    $1,265+

    The Fifty At Division

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    438–1091 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Eastside 101 property

    Contact for Price

    Eastside 101

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    320–1041 Sqft

    Not Available

  • The Margot property

    $1,045

    The Margot

    Studio • 1 Bath

    379 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1825 SE 50th Avenue - Unit 101 1825 SE 50TH AVENUE property

    $1,699

    1825 SE 50th Avenue - Unit 101 1825 SE 50TH AVENUE

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    451 Sqft

    Available 8/3

  • 1825 SE 50th Avenue - Unit 202 1825 SE 50TH AVENUE property

    $1,599

    1825 SE 50th Avenue - Unit 202 1825 SE 50TH AVENUE

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    450 Sqft

    Available 8/29

  • 4704 SE Lincoln Street #B property

    $1,495

    4704 SE Lincoln Street #B

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    625 Sqft

    Available 7/26

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
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%

Belmont Demographics

people in their homes

Belmont Reviews

people smiling
  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

Belmont Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

89/100
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.

Biker’s Paradise

97/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

53/100
5 bus stops 1 other stop

TriMet Stop ID 2624

Bus Stop

3707 SE Hawthorne Blvd

TriMet Stop ID 2626

Bus Stop

3805 SE Hawthorne Blvd

TriMet Stop ID 2625

Bus Stop

3890 SE Hawthorne Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

Belmont Schools

Neighborhoods Around Belmont

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
Hawthorne DistrictNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,458
13%
SunnysideNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,375
12%
Mt. TaborNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,212
10%
PearlNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,506
5%
Alphabet DistrictNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,212
6%
Northwest DistrictNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,225
5%
Goose HollowNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,224
2%
South WaterfrontNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon----
East PortlandNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,097
4%
BuckmanNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,524
18%
Northeast PortlandNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,198
8%
KernsNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,299
2%
RichmondNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,615
9%
HollywoodNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$895
34%
Lair HillNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,225
2%
MontavillaNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon----
Creston-KenilworthNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,200
12%
North TaborNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,050--
Central Northeast PortlandNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$999
26%
HazelwoodNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$995--
Sullivan's GulchNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,350
4%
South PortlandNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,450
16%
Powellhurst-GilbertNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,075--
IrvingtonNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,162
10%
WoodstockNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon----
MississippiNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,620--
LentsNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,100--
CullyNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon----
OverlookNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,467
16%
BrooklynNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,250
0%
EliotNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,138
8%
HillsdaleNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,197--
HumboldtNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,195--
King's Hill Historic DistrictNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,250
0%
BoiseNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,232
34%
John's LandingNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,450--
HomesteadNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,275
11%
ParkroseNeighborhood in Portland, Oregon$1,095
0%