Hosford-Abernethy is a neighborhood in Southeast Portland bordering Buckman to the north, Richmond to the east, Brooklyn to the south and the Willamette River to the west. It is located between SE Hawthorne Blvd and SE Powell Blvd from the Willamette River to SE 29th Ave. Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood is a nice mix of urban and residential neighborhood known for Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) and Ladd’s Addition neighborhood. In fact, not many people know this neighborhood by its name Hosford-Abernethy as people call names of different areas within the neighborhood such as Clinton, OMSI, Hawthorne District, and the famous X shaped block Ladd’s Addition. These are sub-neighborhoods with distinct personalities.
Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood is a very diverse area with changing atmosphere block by block whether it is a quiet residential area, bustling commercial center, neighborhood store street, or the waterfront. You will see amazing historic homes on tree-lined streets, craftsman homes, modern condos, and even rundown homes. You will also find a variety of residents here from young people to retired people.
This neighborhood enjoys an amazingly easy access to Downtown Portland and public transportation. If you live here, you probably don’t need a car. You can hop on MAX to go anywhere. Also there are 14 different bus lines here. Better yet, if you work in downtown, just walk or bike across the bridge. There is some traffic issue in this neighborhood so driving may not be very fun anyway.
Neighborhood Data for Hosford-Abernethy, Portland, OR
|Walkability Score||71||Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland||6 min|
|Population||7,399||Population Density (per sq. mi.)||9,559|
|Median Age||34||Home Ownership %||43%|
|Parks (% of Neighborhood)||0%||% of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks||100%|
|Average Commute Time||24 min||% Commuters by Public Transit||16%|
|% of Commuters by Bike||16%||% of Commuters by Walking||9%|
|Number of Transit Lines||1||Number of Bus Lines||14|
Interactive Map for Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood