Sylvan Highlands is a Northwest Portland neighborhood located along north of Highway 26, south of Hillside and right west of Portland Zoo in Washington Park. This neighborhood is 0.934 square mile big with about 1,366 people in population. Sylvan Highlands neighborhood is a very peaceful suburban neighborhood with lots of cul-de-sac homes. The neighborhood is heavily wooded with lots of narrow winding streets. Sylvan Highlands is generally an upscale neighborhood with higher income residents.
Living in Sylvan Highlands, you will have an easy access to Portland Zoo, Hoyt Arboretum, and Portland’s Children’s Museum. This neighborhood is definitely a great place for children to grow up living next to the zoo. As a matter of fact, 54% of residents here are married-couple families.
Working families in Sylvan Highlands will have an easy commute to downtown Portland and also to Beaverton / Hillsboro areas. W Burnside Road provides an alternate local route to downtown Portland as well as Highway 26, which is usually highly congested during rush hour.
Neighborhood Data for Sylvan-Highlands, Portland, OR
|Walkability Score||10||Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland||12 min|
|Population||1,125||Population Density (per sq. mi.)||1,490|
|Median Age||45||Home Ownership %||89%|
|Parks (% of Neighborhood)||14%||% of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks||32%|
|Average Commute Time||27 min||% Commuters by Public Transit||7%|
|% of Commuters by Bike||5%||% of Commuters by Walking||4%|
|Number of Transit Lines||1||Number of Bus Lines||4|