Alameda Neighborhood, Portland, OR

Alameda Ridge HomeAlameda is a neighborhood in Northeast Portland bordering Beaumont-Wilshire to the east, Condordia to the north, Sabin and Irvington to the west, and Grant Park to the south. Alameda is located between NE 21st and NE 33rd Ave from west to east, and between NE Knott St and NE Prescott St from south to north. NE Fremont Street runs through the middle of the neighborhood as well. Alameda neighborhood boosts its nice tree-lined streets with bungalows, English Tudor, cottages and craftsman homes. It is a beautiful neighborhood with a rich history with lots of classic older homes. Some of the most beautiful homes are located on Alameda Ridge, where homes located on top of the ridge can enjoy amazing views of Downtown Portland and the Willamette River.

Alameda Ridge is a unique geological formation that was formed during the last ice age when Willamette Valley was flooded by Glacial Lake Missoula. During the flood, sediments were washed off and deposited throughout Willamette Valley. One of the unqiue sediment formations was Alameda Ridge that is a long stretch of hills 100 to 150 feet high that extends about six miles from Rocky Butte to about 15th Avenue and Skidmore Street. Today, Alameda Ridge is some of the most highly desired residential areas due to its amazing view of the city. Naturally, people with money built gorgeous homes on the ridge. The picture shows an example of what such gorgeous homes can look like in this neighborhood.

alameda-ridgeAnother great thing about Alameda is you will have an easy access to Wilshire Park, which is a big sized park nearby. Residents living in Alameda are established professionals that are active in their community. NE Alberta St is only two blocks away from the northern boundary of Alameda where residents in Alameda can easily walk to enjoy shops and restaurants in the Alberta Arts District.  Alberta is a great neighborhood among families who appreciate living in an urban area with a removed and peaceful ambiance. It offers a very short commute to Downtown Portland, making this neighborhood one of the highly desired places to live in Portland.  Not surprisingly, this is the most expensive neighborhood in Northeast Portland next to Irvington.

Neighborhood Data for Alameda, Portland, OR

Walkability Score  63 Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland 13 min
Population  5,296 Population Density (per sq. mi.) 8,876
Median Age 41 Home Ownership % 83%
Parks (% of Neighborhood)  0% % of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks 65%
Average Commute Time 24 min % Commuters by Public Transit 7%
% of Commuters by Bike 13% % of Commuters by Walking 2%
Number of Transit Lines  0 Number of Bus Lines 3

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