Forest Heights also called Northwest Heights is a NW Portland neighborhood on the west slope of the West Hills and is one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in Portland. In Forest Heights, you will see beautiful homes that are neat and tidy and its community pride can even be observed by well-maintained sidewalks and curbs. The neighborhood offers an excellent view of the rolling hills and a safe community that really takes care of their neighborhood. Living in Northwest Heights is also a short distance to Forest Park and therefore allows a plenty of nature and outdoors opportunities.
Forest Heights is a wonderful neighborhood to raise a family and work in downtown Portland without battling the Highway 26 traffic. Moreover, it is an easy commute to Beaverton and Hillsboro where major tech industry employers are. There are nothing but the best public schools for this neighborhood including Forest Park Elementary School, West Sylvan Middle School, and Lincoln High School. This neighborhood ensures all homes being built meet their minimum standard. There is a architectural review committee in Northwest Heights that reviews and makes sure the designs of new homes meet the aesthetic standards, which will add value to the community.
Neighborhood Data for Forest Heights, Portland, OR
|Walkability Score||16||Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland||15 min|
|Population||1,158||Population Density (per sq. mi.)||851|
|Median Age||41||Home Ownership %||86%|
|Parks (% of Neighborhood)||1%||% of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks||8%|
|Average Commute Time||27 min||% Commuters by Public Transit||19%|
|% of Commuters by Bike||11%||% of Commuters by Walking||3%|
|Number of Transit Lines||0||Number of Bus Lines||0|