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Portland, OR is perhaps the premier city in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to incomparable natural beauty, Portland features almost limitless opportunities for fun and excitement. While walking around Portland, you can visit one of the cities many performing arts centers, including the Portland Center Stage, the Oregon Symphony and the Miracle Theater.

Portland is also home to several world class museums like the Portland Art Museum and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. If you’ve been considering a move to Portland, the most important thing you can do is to find a high-quality Portland moving company. Fortunately, to find the best moving companies near you, you only need to work with MoveWise.

Portland Demographics & Crime Rate

Portland is one of the largest, most vibrant cities in the state of Oregon thanks to its 612,206 residents. Portland is also a great place to work, as the median salary is $55,003. The population of Portland is highly educated, with 22.1% of residents over the age of 25 attending some college. 7% of Portlanders have earned an Associate’s degree, 27.2% have attained a Bachelor’s degree, and 18.3% possess either a Graduate or professional degree.

If you want to be one of Portland’s newest citizens, you need to plan your move with the help of knowledgeable moving companies in Portland. Fortunately, MoveWise makes it easier than ever before to find great Portland movers. Simply use the “Request Your Free Moving Quote” on the right and we’ll send you up to six free moving quotes via email.

City Population


Total US Pop 2016: 321,418,820



National Avg 2016: 8.3%

Median Income


National Avg 2015: $53,889

Violent Crime Rate


National Avg 2016: 3.83%


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data

Portland Real Estate Pricing & Taxes

One of the best reasons to move to Portland, OR is the city’s real estate market. Home values in Portland are very high, with a 2015 median home value of $295,100. The median renter’s price in Portland for 2015 was $971. When home values are this high, it means that a city is extremely popular and a desirable moving spot.

Once you’ve decided to move to Portland, fill out the free moving quote request form that you can find on the right side of this page. Filling and submitting the request form will help you connect with some of the best movers that Portland offers.

Home Price


National Avg 2015: $178,600

Apartment Rent


National Avg 2015: $928

Sales Tax "State-Local"


Ranked [#46]

State Property Tax


Ranked [#24]


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