Tuesday, February 2, 2010

city comparison: portland, oregon

  • Known as a green city, so we will feel right at home moving from our current location which is also considered a very green city.
  • They do have a major sports team, although there is only one. They also have a professional paint ball league, that could be interesting to watch.
  • It is known as the City of Roses - they have rose gardens all over the city.
  • The drive to our hometown is less than 12 hours.
  • It is on a river
  • Very low test scores.
  • They get rain 155 days out of the year.
  • A lot of days that are gray and lacking sun.

Median Property- $270,000
Median Family Income- $62,934
Median Age- 37.2
Population- 550,400
Crime Rate- (the national average is 100, the lower, the better)
Personal Crime Risk- 7
Property Crime Risk- 57
Restaurants- 4,391
via money magazine

1 comment:

  1. on this gray day (in virginia), i can't imagine moving to a place where it rains so much and is sun-less so much of the time.
    (but that's just me....just today!)


Related Posts with Thumbnails