Brentwood-Darlington is a neighborhood in Southeast Portland bordered by Woodstock to the west, Mount Scott-Arleta to the north, Lents to the east, and its southern boundary is the county line separating Multnomah from Clackamas County. Brentwood-Darlington is the southeastern tip of Southeast Portland and is located between SE 45th Ave to SE 82nd Ave from SE Duke St to SE Clatsop St. The neighborhood has many parks in it including Brentwood City Park, Harney City Park, Errol Heights City Park, and Flavel Park. The neighborhood also features several large scale urban gardening projects, including the Brentwood Community Garden, which was improved and expanded in 2010 through a grant from The Home Depot and Fiskars. It is also home to the Portland State University Learning Gardens Laboratory.
Brentwood-Darlington is a very laid-back residential neighborhood where you see nice urban architectural styled houses in a suburban setting. Many residential streets may be a little rough around the edge but there are many pockets of nicer homes on spacious streets. This neighborhood is mostly residential without a major commercial area. As you see in the pictures below, there is not much commercial presence in this neighborhood other than a Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, KC’s Mini Market, Lee Automotive, and an espresso stand on SE Flavel St. and SE 72nd Ave. including the usual amount of commercial presence on the stretch of 82nd Ave. SE Duke St., which is another major street here is all residential in this neighborhood. Even though Brentwood-Darlington is pretty much all residential, Woodstock is very close to Brentwood-Darlington and its nice commercial area on SE Woodstock Blvd is very accessible. SE Flavel St. and SE 82nd Ave used to have lots of crime activities but it has improved over the years. This neighborhood, however, is still quite affordable compared to other neighborhoods in Portland and is right next to Woodstock neighborhood. You will be able to buy a nicer house on a bigger lot here than other inner SE Portland and you will typically find nice urban Portland styled homes including craftsman bungalows, cape cods and four square houses. There are also a few multi-family residential buildings including new construction condos but they are rare as most homes are detached single-family houses.
Neighborhood Data for Brentwood-Darlington, Portland, OR
|Walkability Score||52||Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland||22 min|
|Population||12,893||Population Density (per sq. mi.)||7,934|
|Median Age||35||Home Ownership %||74%|
|Parks (% of Neighborhood)||4%||% of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks||92%|
|Average Commute Time||30 min||% Commuters by Public Transit||11%|
|% of Commuters by Bike||4%||% of Commuters by Walking||0%|
|Number of Transit Lines||0||Number of Bus Lines||4|