Laurelhurst is a neighborhood in the middle of both Northeast and Southeast Portland as E Burnside St runs right through the neighborhood. Three quarters of the neighborhood is north of E Burnside St. and the south of Burnside has the beautiful Laurelhurst Park featuring beautiful mature trees, a pond, basketball court, disabled access play area, disabled access restroom, dog off-leash area, historical site, horseshoe pit, paths, paved and unpaved paths, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, stage, tennis court, and volleyball court. Laurelhurst neighborhood is located between NE 33rd Ave and NE 44th Ave from west to east and the northern border is I-84. The neighborhood borders Sunnyside to the south, Kerns to the west, North Tabor to the east, and Hollywood to the north.
Laurelhurst neighborhood is a beautiful neighborhood with lots of charming homes in SE Portland offering parks and safe residential areas. Homes here are on beautiful tree-lined streets that are spacious and quiet. Laurelhurst is a peaceful and family-friendly neighborhood in a convenient central city location. Residents in this neighborhood are involved with their neighborhood association. It is a children-friendly place where Laurelhurst Kids Club offers access to kids’ parent’s information, weekly playgroups, vetted babysitters, critiques of nearby preschools and e-mail alerts of relevant neighborhood information. This strong network in this neighborhood makes it a good place to raise children and benefit from the combined efforts of making it a safe place for children.
Laurelhurst neighborhood in Portland has some relationship to Laurelhurst neighborhood in Seattle near University of Washington because the Laurelhurst Company purchased the land for Laurelhurst land in early 1900s and named the new subdivision Laurelhurst, using the same name they had already employed for a successful “Laurelhurst” residential area the company developed in Seattle.
Commuting to Downtown Portland takes only minutes from this peaceful, quiet and family-friendly neighborhood Laurelhurst. Public transportation is also high accessible in this neighborhood with a MAX station on the northern border of the neighborhood.
Neighborhood Data for Laurelhurst, Portland, OR
|Walkability Score||74||Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland||11 min|
|Population||4,785||Population Density (per sq. mi.)||7,861|
|Median Age||43||Home Ownership %||85%|
|Parks (% of Neighborhood)||8%||% of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks||80%|
|Average Commute Time||24 min||% Commuters by Public Transit||8%|
|% of Commuters by Bike||5%||% of Commuters by Walking||4%|
|Number of Transit Lines||1||Number of Bus Lines||5|
Interactive Map for Laurelhurst Neighborhood