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County: Clackamas 

   

Zip Codes: 97045

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City Description for Relocating to Portland Metro

These pages contain items about suburbs of Portland such as: employers, transportation, city housing schools, religious affiliations, parks and recreation, entertainment, demographics, library, clubs, restaurants, sports, city history, surrounding cities and city pictures.

Oregon City, Oregon

End of the Oregon Trail Museum located in Oregon City OregonThe End of The Oregon Trail is an incredible interpretive center and museum located in Oregon City, Oregon.  It explains all about the expedition of the travelers of the old west had to endure and overcome when they settled into Oregon.  There is a lot to see and it's a fun place to take the whole family.
Oregon City


Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities:

Click here for a list of the large employers in Oregon City.


Transportation

Means of transportation to work
Drove a car alone: 9,812 (78%)
Carpooled: 1,565 (12%)
Bus or trolley bus: 394 (3%)
Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
Railroad: 26 (0%)
Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
Walked: 289 (2%)
Other means: 57 (0%)
Worked at home: 486 (4%)


Housing
 

Oregon City compared to Oregon state average:
 
Median house value above state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Home for sale in Oregon City

RMLS is the most popular way to look at available homes in the area. You can input a price range, square feet, city, and other features you deem necessary. The search engine will bring up all homes for sale in the multiple listing service that meets your criteria. This is what realtors use to list properties and to shop for homes for their buyers.

FSBO A number of people sell their homes without a realtor and list them as FSBO.

CraigsList is another source to use to shop for homes. It is a free service where people can put their homes for sale, or rent.  Is a place to find most anything. Advertising is free. You can search for a room to rent as well as apartments or housing

Rental Agencies

Housing Connections. It has around 80,000 units listed.

Apartments is a national search which will help you find an apartment as well as condos, town homes, and houses.

Apartment Finder is another national site which can help you find an apartment in a city, college apartments as well as military apartments.

Apartment Guide allows you to search by city and neighborhoods, military, college, corporate, senior living and also in Spanish.

Green Renter is a site that rates buildings according to how environmentally friendly their building it. The GreenRenter Score provides a snapshot of a building's sustainability using a scale of 1 to 5, the higher the number the greener the building.

House for Rent is a national site which uses state and county as their search criteria for finding houses, apartments, condos, duplexes, and townhouses for rent.

Portland Oregon Rental Houses services Portland Oregon, The Willamette Valley, and Vancouver Washington with over 4000 homes for rent each month. There is no fee to look for a home.

Oakwood is a worldwide temporary housing company.

Management Companies
Northwest Management Group, LLC manages commercial real estate in the Portland Metropolitan area

American Property Management Corp can help you find apartments, storage space, or even office, retail, or business property. 2154 N.E. Broadway, Portland, OR Phone (503) 281-7779

Bluestone & Hockley was founded in 1972. They deal with sales & leasing, property management, and maintenance. 3835 SW Kelly Ave,
Portland, OR 97239 Phone 503.222.3800

College Housing Northwest was founded by Portland State University students and is a Not-For-Profit Corporation to help their student population with modest means.

Dwell Management manages rental properties in the Portland area. Their properties are pet friendly. 435 NE Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR 97211. Phone: 503-719-6089.

Integrity Alliance Properties, Inc. has rentals on the Westside. 22566 SW Washington St. Suite 209, Sherwood, OR 97140. Phone: 503-925-1386.

Performance Properties uses a thorough screening process to ensure a good match for landloard and tennant. 1637 Laurel Street, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034. Phone: 503-635-0099

Helpful Tips
Apartment Ratings is a valuable source to rate apartments.

Housing calculator can help you decide how much you can afford to be spending on your rental property.

Oregon Landlord and Tenant Laws 

For listings in specific areas of Oregon City click here to e-mail pdxrelocate and we will route your e-mail to the best Real Estate Agent who exclusively serves Oregon City and qualifies under the pdxrelocate standards and practices for Real Estate Agents.


Schools

Public Schools:

Oregon City Schools:
Elementary Schools
Middle Schools
High Schools
Private Schools


Religious Affiliations

There is an abundant amount of religious affiliations in Oregon City.  Click here for a list of all the churches, synagogues, temples and mosques in Oregon City, Oregon.


Park and Recreation Information

Click here for your guide to Oregon City Oregon Parks and Recreation information.


Entertainment

Ermatinger House was among those historic homes which were saved from development.
(503) 650-1851


Demographic

Oregon City Demography according to the 2000 census.

Land area, 2.00 miles2
Population: 4,060
Population per square mile: 2,030
White Population 96.00 %
Hispanic or Latino Population 2.30 %
Black or African American Population 1.00 %
Asian Population 0.60 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population 0%
Two or more races 1.30 %
Population,18 years and over, 76.20 %

Household income:
Less than $10,000: 728
$10,000 to $14,999: 395
$15,000 to $19,999: 527
$20,000 to $24,999: 501
$25,000 to $29,999: 546
$30,000 to $34,999: 776
$35,000 to $39,999: 532
$40,000 to $44,999: 664
$45,000 to $49,999: 620
$50,000 to $59,999: 1092
$60,000 to $74,999: 1153
$75,000 to $99,999: 1217
$100,000 to $124,999: 433
$125,000 to $149,999: 166
$150,000 to $199,999: 80
$200,000 or more: 63
Education attainment for males 25 years and older:
No schooling: 48
Nursery to 4th grade: 48
5th and 6th grade: 88
7th and 8th grade: 171
9th grade: 104
10th grade: 170
11th grade: 188
12th grade, no diploma: 321
High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,930
Less than 1 year of college: 764
Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,787
Associate degree: 538
Bachelor's degree: 1,120
Master's degree: 312
Professional school degree: 102
Doctorate degree: 30
Education attainment for females 25 years and older:
No schooling: 25
Nursery to 4th grade: 0
5th and 6th grade: 51
7th and 8th grade: 218
9th grade: 144
10th grade: 176
11th grade: 216
12th grade, no diploma: 259
High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,514
Less than 1 year of college: 899
Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,862
Associate degree: 612
Bachelor's degree: 982
Master's degree: 346
Professional school degree: 49
Doctorate degree: 14
Median household income in 2007 for:
White non-Hispanic householders: $55,195
Black householders: $40,144
American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $42,857
Asian householders: $36,959
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $103,642
Some other race householders: $65,760
Two or more races householders: $65,817
Hispanic or Latino race householders: $46,850


Library

Oregon City Public Library, 362 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City OR 97045 Phone: 503-657-8269


Clubs

Oregon City Lodge Number 1189 facilities include: restaurant, lounge, bowling alley, and RV parking. Location: 610 Mc Loughlin Blvd, Oregon City Oregon Meets: Thursdays Office Phone: 503-655-5131


Restaurants

Oregon City Restaurants:

McMenamins, 102 9th Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-8032

Bugatti's Oregon City, 334 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 722-8222

Tacho's Mexican Restaurant, 515 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-5562

La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, 1900 McLoughlin Boulevard, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 656-2210

Stone Cliff Inn, 17900 South Clackamas River Drive, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 631-7900

Highland Still House, 201 South 2nd Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 723-6789

Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant, 1678 South Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 657-5553
Biscuits Cafe, 19273 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-3612

Jimmy O's Pizzeria, 1678 South Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-6329

Shari's Restaurant, 19001 South Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 650-8837

Mi Famiglia Wood Oven Pizzeria has gluten free pizza. 701 Main St, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 594-0601

Izzy's Pizza Restaurant, 19011 South Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 650-2646

New Hing's Restaurant, 517 Main Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-6688

Wichita Pub's, 19140 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 557-0277

Friendship Restaurant, 1003 Main Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 657-4507

Rivershore Bar & Grill, 1900 Clackamette Drive, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-5155

Toki Japanese Restaurant, 19061 South Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 650-6574

Mike's Drive In, 905 7th Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 656-5588

Thai Express Restaurant, 1900 McLoughlin Boulevard, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-8501

Mitzil Loncheria Mexican Eatery, 212 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-7197

New China Restaurant, 904 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-0077

Cypress Restaurant and Bar, 820 Main Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 387-5914

Howell's Restaurant, 508 7th Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-1877

Super Torta, 710 Washington Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 722-2306

Beavercreek Saloon & Restaurant, 21950 S Beavercreek Rd, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 632-3190

Weatherford's, 602 7th Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 723-9253

Maui Camp 3 Cafe, 705 Main Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 723-5485

Wheel Bar & Grill, 503 Main Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-3121

Oregon City Grille, 220 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 496-3642

Mc Crae's Restaurant, 1692 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 657-0483

Black Pointe Inn, 602 7th Street, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 650-0602

Weathervane Coffee House, 13001 Clackamas River Drive, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 655-7200

Jins Steak House, 1656 South Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 723-9855

Paddy's Old Irish Cafe, 19705 S Highway 213, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 518-1145

Toki Sushi & Teriyaki, 19061 South Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 650-6597

Thai Chef, 2262 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 656-3020

Redland Cafe, 18305 South Redland Road, Oregon City, OR Phone: (503) 631-8646


Sports

Swimming Pool, 1211 Jackson Street, Oregon City, OR 97045 Phone: (503) 657-8273

Pioneer Community Center is a mutli-purpose facility offering nutritional, educational, recreational and social services to older adults in the community. 615 Fifth Street, Oregon City, Oregon 97045 Phone: (503) 657-8287


City History

Oregon City is the oldest incorporated city west of the Rockies. It was established in 1829 and was incorporated in 1844. It first became the home to fur traders and missionaries. Since it was the end of the Oregon Trail, it became the final destination for many early immigrants. Prior to settlement, the area was a focal point for fishing and trade among the N Indians. Smallpox, cholera and other diseases introduced by early explorers killed the tribes. After the remnants of the tribes were relocated to the Grand Ronde reservation, they became extinct. In 1850 when the first steamboat on the Willamette River, the "Lot Whitcomb," was built a new industry developed. Agriculture increased as it could be shipped to other places. Because the falls initially required the movement of freight from one ship to another, shipbuilding enterprises developed above the falls and below the falls. With the railroads there was more industrial growth between 1866 to 1883.


Surrounding Cities: West Linn, Gladstone, Lake Oswego


City Pictures: Oregon City, Oregon

Oregon City High School Oregon City Business District Oregon City Bridge End Of The Oregon Trail
Oregon City High School Home of the Pioneers
Oregon City Street View Oregon City Bridge End of the Oregon Trail Museum and Interpretive Center
 
 


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