Portland Local Guide


Introducing Portland, Oregon

There are many rental options in Portland, a perfect area for your next rental home or apartment. There are 460 local submarkets in Portland. Families living in this municipal area are from many parts of Oregon. People here pick Portland, Oregon for many reasons, which most often include budget considerations, location, schools, service offerings, and local amenities. Our team has researched all these factors for choosing Portland, Oregon. ApartmentHomeLiving features 4,832 apartment communities for lease in this city.

Lifestyle Ratings

Our team of engineers and researchers compares millions of points of data to bring you our detailed rental search system called 'Lifestyle ratings', composed of neighborhoods, cities, and rental properties across Oregon, including Portland. LifeStyle Ratings are a useful tool for comparing and sorting apartments and neighborhoods when choosing your rental home. This takes in many factors including rankings of the best places for easy access to the parks, luxury amenities, kid and pet-friendly communities, availability of transit options, and much more. Find Lifestyle Search in the filter options (above). Happy Searching!

Getting Around Portland

This part of town is fantastic for walking and exercising on foot, rated far better than many other metropolitan areas in Oregon. The environment provides walkability to the level that a truly urban lifestyle is possible where residents can be completely self-sufficient on foot, without having to use their car or truck for most of your daily needs.

Going places on a bike is a way of life here. If you like going out for bike rides as much as we do, you will love Portland. This is a high Bike Score area, This rating takes into account many local factors including having designated bike lanes, bikeable inclines and hills, interesting local places to bike to, and votes from a community of bicyclists.

Schools in Portland, OR

For families with students, choosing a location with first-class learning and education resources is important. Choosing a home and apartment is an opportunity to benefit your children with great education and schools. Our rental data and our rental search tools can help make finding a rental with a favorable school quick and easy. School zoning is determined by local school boards through what are called 'attendance zones'.

Make sure you check out Benson Polytechnic High School, the highest-rated high school in this city. Benson Polytechnic High School has a GreatSchools Rating of 6/10. Take notice of da Vinci Middle School, the highest-rated middle school in this municipal area. Consider Irvington Elementary School, the highest-rated elementary school in this town. Irvington Elementary School has a GreatSchools Rating of 3/10. Many students from nearby Pacific Northwest College Of Art call this area home.

Portland Points of Interest

Portland Airport Air Guard Station is located near here. Pittcock Mansion is found nearby. ZIP code 97217 can be found in this area.

Pet Friendly Apartments

Pet Friendly multifamily communities are found here in this city.

Portland Rental Pricing

The average apartment rent in Portland costs renters $2,526. The average home rent in Portland is $2,967. A rental apartment unit in this town costs you from $650 to $9,823. As an average rent for a studio apartment in this town is $1,547, and has a range from $845 to $2,995. A 1 bedroom apartment on the average costs renters $1,980 and ranges from $750 to $5,800. A 2 bedroom apartments averages $2,377 and ranges from $650 to $9,823. On the average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in this area will cost you $2,940, and has a range from $732 to $9,351. Four bedroom (and larger) apartments average $2,813 and range from $1,400 to $5,000.

Low Income / Section 8 in Portland

Low income apartment complexes are built and available. Low income apartment communities are affordable apartments provided most often through city and county-level social programs. Our research shows this area may be a great place to look for your next apartment unit.

'Affordable' price-range apartments are available for rent in this area. These are apartments for rent for rent in the open market that are created by natural market conditions, and in the same price range as designated low-income apartment units for rent.

US Population Rank for Portland, OR - ApartmentHomeLiving.com
Top 3 Local Schools in Portland, OR - ApartmentHomeLiving.comSkyline Elementary SchoolGrant High SchoolWinterhaven School

Frequently Asked Questions about Portland

How much are Studio apartments in Portland?

The pricing for 457 Studio Apartments in Portland currently ranges from $845 to $6,536 with an average price of $1,550.

What is the current price range for One Bedroom Portland Apartments for rent?

Today's rental pricing for One Bedroom Apartments in Portland ranges from $750 to $9,252 with an average monthly rent of $1,980.

What does renting a Two Bedroom Apartment in Portland cost?

The monthly rent prices of Two Bedroom Apartments currently available in Portland range from $1,105 to $10,000. Today's average rental price for Two Bedrooms here is $2,382.

How expensive are Portland Three Bedroom Apartments?

There are currently 628 Three Bedroom Apartments listings available in Portland on ApartmentHomeLiving.com. The pricing ranges from $732 to $10,000 - averaging $2,938 for the location.