Apartments for Rent in Portland, OR

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the average rent in Portland, OR?

The average rent in Portland, OR is at $1,533. There are 250 apartments for rent in Portland, OR to choose from, with prices between $730 and $8,175 per month.

How to search for apartments for rent in Portland, OR?

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How to find Portland, OR apartments for rent I can afford?

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Renter’s City Guide to Portland, OR

Introducing Portland Expenses & Housing Stats Jobs & Education Lifestyle & Renting Tips

The city of Portland is referred to by locals as “PDX” and offers an intriguing mixture of big-city amenities and small-town charm. 

Where is Portland located?

Situated in the northernmost part of Willamette Valley — a 150-mile stretch of the Oregon lowlands — Portland has a picturesque location. Specifically, on a clear day, the slopes of Mount Hood are visible on the horizon. The city is also surrounded by lush nature on all sides and is bordered by the Columbia and Willamette Rivers from the north and the south, offering an abundance of nature trails ideal for hiking. Portland lies 173 miles south of Seattle, WA. Meanwhile, Spokane, WA — a city famous for its Native American history — lies 351 miles northeast of Portland, while San Francisco is a 10 hours’ drive (636 miles) away. 

What is the size of Portland?

Portland is the largest city in Oregon, almost twice the size of Seattle.  

What is the weather like in Portland? 

The city experiences all four seasons and boasts a generally misty climate complete with frequent rainfall. The spring months between March and May feature average temperatures of 52°F and abundant rainfall, as well as plenty of cloudy days. Summer (June through August) experiences daytime averages of 85°F and nighttime averages of 60°F. In the months between September and November, mild temperatures and many sunny days are typical, with average temperatures of 55°F. Meanwhile, winter lasts between December and February, and features average temperatures of 41°F with plenty of rain and occasional bouts of snow.

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What are the advantages of living in Portland? 

The fantastic food scene and environmentally progressive attitude are some of Portland’s strong suits. It was named the best food city in 2015 by The Washington Post and came in third on Forbes’ list of the best places for business and careers in the same year. Despite not having a diverse population, locals are very accepting of all cultures. 

What are the disadvantages of living in Portland?

The lackadaisical dress code is one of the negatives of living in the city, with residents being famous for dressing down on all occasions.

Portland Demographic Highlights

Total Population 645,291
Female
Male
325,422
319,869
Median Age 37.1
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How much does a meal cost in Portland?

An average, one-person meal in an inexpensive restaurant in Portland is $15, which matches the national average. A kilogram of apples in Portland costs $5.53, which is slightly higher than the U.S. average of $4.63, while a bottle of water in Portland ($2.15) is $.29, above the national average ($1.86). 

How much do utilities cost in Portland? 

The average cost of utilities for a 915-square-foot apartment in Portland is currently set at $176.69, which is slightly higher than the national average of $159.63.

What is the best way to get around Portland? 

Public transportation in Portland is ensured by TriMet, which offers citizens two light rail lines and more than 100 bus routes. A day pass costs $5, but children under 7 are free. Discounted fares are available to youth (7-17 years) and disabled individuals, as well as seniors older than 65. The light rail system in Portland can be split into two main parts: The MAX Light Rail is for local residents and is further split into color-coded lines, which cover the areas from Portland State University to Hillsboro. The WES commuter rail largely serves the nearby Beaverton School District and is mainly for commuters. Average light rail passes cost $5 and feature similar discounts as the TriMet system. 

What is the average commute time in Portland?

The average commute time in Portland is 26.1 minutes, which is just below the U.S. average of 26.4 minutes.

Portland Rent Statistics

Apartment Rent Ranges

$501 - $7000.23%
$701 - $1,0006.67%
$1,001 - $1,50053.05%
$1,501 - $2,00027.75%
> $200012.27%

Average Rent Trends

What is the average rent in Portland?

The average rent for an apartment in Portland is $1,533 per month.

What is the average apartment size in Portland?

The average apartment size in Portland is 755 sq. ft.

What is the rent for a studio apartment in Portland?

Rent for a studio apartment in Portland ranges between $730 and $3,841 per month.

What is the rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portland?

Rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portland ranges between $371 and $5,032 per month.

What is the rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Portland?

Rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Portland ranges between $964 and $8,175 per month.

What is the rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in Portland?

Rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in Portland ranges between $1,191 and $6,736 per month.

Portland Housing Statistics

Occupied Housing Units 268,718
Owner occupied 53.38%
Renter occupied 46.62%
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Where to work in Portland?

Columbia Sports, StanCorp Financial Group, Schnitzer Steel Industries and Northwest Natural Gases are some of the largest employers headquartered in Portland. Nearby, Nike and Intel also offer jobs to locals of Portland, while the Beaverton School District features rewarding educational employment, as well.

Portland Employment Statistics

White Collar 309,551
Blue Collar 52,929
White Collar 85.4%
Blue Collar 14.6%
Self Employment 43,133
Private Companies 231,733
Governmental Workers 42,081
Not for Profit Companies 45,533
Self Employment 11.9%
Private Companies 63.93%
Governmental Workers 11.61%
Not for Profit Companies 12.56%
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What are the top colleges in Portland? 

The largest school district in the state of Oregon can be found in Portland, featuring 48,500 students and a total of 78 schools. Similarly, Portland Community College is the largest community college in the state, while the University of Portland is in high regard and has ties with the University of Notre Dame. Portland State University features 120 majors, minors and concentrations across seven colleges and schools.

Portland Education Statistics

No High School3.13%
Some High School20.63%
Some College22.49%
Associate Degree6.47%
Bachelor Degree28.76%
Graduate Degree0%
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Where to eat in Portland?

Portland features some of the finest eateries on the West Coast. For instance, the Andina Restaurant serves exquisite Peruvian food, the Portland City Grill features American dishes with an Asian twist, while the Tin Shed offers incredible, down-home dining. 

What outdoor opportunities are there in Portland? 

Besides the eateries, the city is famous for its gorgeous natural attractions. With more than 5,000 acres of land, the Portland Forest Park consists of exciting trails and fantastic opportunities for hiking, biking and observing nature. Meanwhile, the Portland Japanese garden features a gorgeous strolling pond garden and a welcoming tea garden, complete with a sand and stone garden. The International Rose Test Garden — with its 7,000 stunning rose bushes — can also be found in Portland’s Washington Park (the city’s nickname is the City of Roses). Entrance to the park is completely free from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Where to shop in Portland? 

The downtown core features the best shopping opportunities in Portland. Pioneer Square (also known as Portland Mall) is nicknamed “Portland’s Living Room” and features 40,000 square feet of premiere shopping, along with numerous free things to do, such as flower shows, public art shows and mini festivals. 

What couples attractions are there in Portland? 

The Edgefield is a prime sport for couples to enjoy historical buildings, organic gardens and romantic restaurants for a fun night out. 

What family attractions are there in Portland?

Families with children will definitely enjoy Oaks Amusement Park, which features science-based learning games, green parks, animal exhibits and a lot of free things to do. 

What cultural attractions are there in Portland?

Some of the top cultural attractions in the city are The Portland Art Museum — which is the seventh-oldest art museum in the country — and the annual Portland Marathon, which has been held for more than 40 years in Portland. 

What sports teams are there in Portland? 

The Portland Timbers Major League Soccer Team plays at Providence Park. The Portland Trailblazers basketball team is currently renegotiating its contract.

Portland Household Statistics

Total Number of Households 268,718
Average People Per Household 2
Median Household Income$71,005
Average Household Income$96,000
Family
Non-family
137,633
131,085
Children
No Children
65,101
203,617

What to know about renting in Portland?  

In Portland, renters are entitled to a “habitable” home, meaning that the landlord pays in full for all wiring, plumbing, pest control and heating repairs. “Repair and deduct” policies can be exercised if a landlord fails to comply with an important responsibility, in which case the tenant can withhold rent. In Portland, the landlord is required to give 24 hours written notice before entering the home unless it’s a state of emergency. 

What to know about moving to Portland from California? 

Californians relocating to Portland will find a little friendly rivalry and ribbing from local residents. Despite this fact, their warm friendliness and openness will make you feel right at home.

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