Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood, Portland, OR

Creston-Kenilworth, Portland, ORCreston-Kenilworth is a Southeast Portland neighborhood bordered by Brooklyn to the west, Richmond and Hosford-Abernethy to the north, Foster-Powell to the east, and Reed and Woodstock to the south. It is located directly south of SE Powell Blvd and north of SE Holgate Blvd. The neighborhood stretches from SE 26th Ave to the diagonal boundary of SE Foster Rd. There are two parks in Creston-Kenilworth including Creston Park and Kenilworth Park.

Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood is an inner SE Portland neighborhood that is mostly residential and family-friendly. You will find a diverse age group in residents living in this neighborhood from young to retired people. It is a lack-back community with a touch of small-town feel despite its easy access to everything in Portland. There are lots of affordable rental properties here and many apartments are located along the busier roads. The neighborhood is also close to Reed College and many young residents that attend the college live in this neighborhood.

Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood does not have that many restaurants, bars and shops so you wouldn’t expect to have an exciting night life in this neighborhood but is very close to other exciting neighborhoods for that. There is Trader Joes in the neighborhood, which residents here enjoy a lot. Most single detached homes here are not very big like other inner Portland neighborhoods and you will see lots of bungalows, cottage and ranch style homes on smaller lots.

Neighborhood Data for Creston-Kenilworth, Portland, OR

Walkability Score  74 Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland 13 min
Population  8,269 Population Density (per sq. mi.)  10,821
Median Household Income $42,707 Median Individual Income $24,160
Median Age 35 Home Ownership % 39%
Parks (% of Neighborhood)  4% % of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks 96%
Average Commute Time 29 min % Commuters by Public Transit 20%
% of Commuters by Bike 8% % of Commuters by Walking 6%
Number of Transit Lines  0 Number of Bus Lines 7

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