East Portland neighborhoods like Centennial have plenty of access to shopping, dining, and other amenities. Major streets, like SE Division, provide for an easy commute. Centennial borders Gresham which has a MAX light rail train line into Portland or to the airport.
Average home prices are released yearly by Portland Monthly. While prices shown are an average, actual home prices can vary greatly across a neighborhood.
Lents is one of the largest neighborhoods in the city, one of the oldest, and one of its most diverse. Somewhat neglected for many years, Portland has recently seen the potential value of the Lents neighborhood and established it as an Urban Renewal Area. Many new homes and businesses have been established and more are planned. The MAX light rail system has been expanded southward from the Gateway hub, along I-205 to the Clackamas Town Center shopping mall.
One of the most lovely neighborhoods on the Eastside, suburban Hazelwood is green and filled with well-kept contemporary houses on great lots. Situated on a slight rise, there are beautiful views of Mount Hood and Tabor from certain areas. With easy access to Interstate 205, major shopping centers, Clackamas Town Center and Mall 205 are just a quick drive away. Great schools and quiet streets combine to make Hazelwood a standout neighborhood in outer Portland.
Largely dominated by the Lloyd Center shopping mall (complete with its own indoor ice skating rink!), plus a lot of chain restaurants, this neighborhood feels unlike any other in Portland. The Oregon Convention Center and the Moda Center are in the area too. It’s a popular district when there’s an event, but otherwise kind of bland. Serviced by the MAX light rail.
Just six miles east of downtown Portland, Maywood Park is just east of Rocky Butte. Vintage homes and quiet streets are tucked in among old growth timber. Maywood Park is the area’s noted “city within a city” and was incorporated in 1967. Maywood Park is surrounded on all sides by the city of Portland and includes a scenic section of the area’s famed 40-Mile Loop multi-use path.
St. Johns officially became a Portland neighborhood nearly 100 years ago, but the area still feels like its own small town. Isolated from the rest of Portland by the Willamette River and railway yards, St Johns is largely self-sustaining with grocery stores, shops, and restaurants. Modest sized homes in the neighborhood are still affordable for those looking for starter homes.
Located 7 mi. from downtown Portland and with a population of about 90,000, Beaverton is known for it’s suburban, family-friendly neighborhoods, shopping districts, and highly ranked school. There are a number of green spaces and the city boasts that there is a park within 1/2 mile of every home.
Home to approximately 2000 residents, Hayden Island is located in the Columbia River between Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR. Interstate 5 is the only roadway connection to the island, which is the largest complex of yacht and floatings homes on the Columbia River. The west side of Hayden Island is unincorporated and undeveloped. The developed parts of the island are largely located within Portland city limits. Jantzen Beach center provides ample access to shopping, groceries, and restaurants.
Roseway is located in Northeast Portland and is bordered by the Rose City Park, Beaumont-Wilshire, Cully, Sumner, and Madison South neighborhoods. Roseway features small to mid-sized single family homes in classic vintage styles like Ranches, Cape Cods, Tudors, and Bungalows. Most neighborhood streets are quiet with some mature trees.
Sullivan’s Gulch is an urban residential area that is located within walking distance to dining, shopping, and other entertainment. This well-established community has a mix of older East Portland homes, usually mid-sized to larger family homes located on streets with mature trees. Condos have been added in recent years. There are also some lovely vintage apartments and plexes for rent.