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With a population of around 647,805, Portland is the largest city in Oregon. Dubbed as the "City of Roses," Portland has the perfect weather for growing roses. It is rainy in Oregon! The area see more than 44 inches of rain and about 3 inches of snow annually. The rainy season starts in September and you can expect about 100 days of precipitation lasting through to July. The summers are sunny and dry and stay in the 70s and 80s overall. Winters are cool and cloudy.

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Portland, also known as PDX, is one of the most unique and interesting cities in the nation. The mantra “Keep Portland Weird” is embodied throughout the culture of each neighborhood, business, and restaurant, while retaining a world-class shopping and entertainment scene. This smaller “big city” is charming for sure. It is easy to see why people choose to make the move to Portland and why more than 9 million visitors annually flock to the city. PDX is chalk-full of things to do and see!.
But living in Oklahoma City is a lot different than just visiting. When making the move to Oklahoma City, consider what part of town you want to call home. The city is made up Getting around PDX is fairly easy for residents, however, traffic has become an issue in the past ten years as the city has seen an increase in newcomers. The downtown area is very walkable and you can get to the hub of the city by the Max Light Rail, known simply as “The Max,” without having to use a car from one of the many neighborhoods that surround city center. There is also the street car that runs between Portland State University through the Pearl District and ends in the Nob Hill/NW 23rd neighborhood. Two more lines were recently opened that run across the river connecting the east and west sides of the city. And, of course, a lot of people bike here!
Each Portland neighborhood is unique and choosing where to live is exciting when you decide to make the move to Portland. Walkable neighborhoods include NW 23rd/Nob Hill, the Pearl District, Hawethorne, and Chinatown. Arts, culture, and diversity can be found in the neighborhoods of Alberta Arts District and Mississippi/Williams. For a more suburban feel, head to the Sellwood/Moreland neighborhood and be one with nature.
With all that the area has to offer, it might just be time to make the big move to Portland, or just a move across town. From packing to moving the heavy stuff, movers can make your move to Portland, OR a breeze.

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Jobs & Local Economy

The unemployment rate in Portland is 3.1% (as of May 2018) which is lower than the national average of 3.9%.
You will find a variety of industries represented in the area. Advanced manufacturing, business services, food & beverages, forestry & wood products, and high technology are major industries in Portland as well as being a major hub for athletic wear companies including NIKE. The average one-way commute time for Portland residents is 21 minutes, but has been progressively getting longer as the city grows.
The overall cost of living in Portland is 48% higher than national average. This is mainly due to the cost of housing, which is 129% higher than the national average, and transportation expenses, which are 47% higher than the national average with utilities 20% lower than average and health care 16% lower.

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Attractions

Making the move to Portland also means you can enjoy these nearby attractions:

Portland Japanese Gardens

Hailed as the “most beautiful and authentic Japanese garden in the world outside of Japan,” this stunning oasis is a great place to reflect and find peace. With a stunning city and Mt. Hood view, the garden is home to eight gardens, streams, walkways, and a Japanese Tea House.
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Powell’s Books

Powell’s Books is a locals favorite and it is easy to see why. The largest independent bookstore in the world is located in the Pearl District and accessible by the Max and streetcar. Rooms are color coded and the staff is friendly - and especially helpful when trying to navigate the many new, used, and rare books the store has to offer.

Saturday Market

Operating as the largest and oldest continuously run outdoor market in the United States, the Portland Saturday Market is housed under the Burnside Bridge every weekend. From local artisans to ethnic cuisine the market is symbolic of everything that makes PDX unique.

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Total Population

52230

Average Houshold Income

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