Located within Washington, United States, the census-designated place of Barberton is located in the Portland metropolitan area.
Barberton is fairly good for those who prefer quiet areas, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Barberton is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for houses in this census-designated place is 1985. This census-designated place has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the units in Barberton whereas renters occupy the remainder.
High schools and primary schools are not especially abundant in this census-designated place, and accordingly tend to be an extended walk away. Regarding food, in all but a few cases, a vehicle is required buy groceries. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants.
The car is very often the preferred approach to get around in Barberton. It is very easy to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this census-designated place is not very frequent. This part of the Portland metropolitan area is not very well-suited for traveling on foot as very few common errands can be run without needing to use a car.