Beaverton : Oregon

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What it's Like to Retire in Beaverton

Beaverton is a large (91,000) and prosperous suburb of Portland Oregon, which is about 7 miles to the east. Beaverton is home to Nike as well as several other large companies including Columbia Sportswear and the Linux Corporation. It is also home to Anthem College. For a fuller description see more details in our review of Portland. Photo of old downtown Beaverton courtesy of Wikipedia and Ajbenj.
 

Where to Retire in Beaverton and Home Prices

You can live in the older part of town, the suburbs, or in some of the developments near town.
The NAR reported that the median selling price in the Beaverton, Portland, Vancouver metro areas to be $326,700, in the first quarter of 2016, up from $314,800 a year earlier.

 

What is special about Beaverton

It is home to Nike and the Linux corporation. It's location as a suburb of exciting Portland in the beauty and recreational opportunities of Oregon are tops. Cedar Hills Crossing is a big shopping center. Money Magazine named Beaverton a best place to live in the small cities category.
 

What is not special about Beaverton

Traffic and congestion.
 

Who will like retirement in Beaverton

For more details about this area see our review of Portland.
 

Local economy is driven by

Computer and Electronics Production, Professional, Scientific and technical Services

 

Climate and Physical Environment

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Beaverton hosts intercultural events throughout the year.

 

Crime

The crime rate is low.
 

Medical facilities

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is 3 miles away.

 

Transportation

There is a light rail connection to Portland. Portland has a busy airport.
 

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Facts about BEAVERTON
  • State: OR
  • Environment: Suburban,College Town,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: 121+ (very high)
  • State Sales Tax: No
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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