Beaverton is a city situated in the Portland metropolitan area, which is part of Oregon, United States.
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Beaverton. There are over 150 parks close by for residents to discover, including Alpenrose Farm and Mt Williams Park, and they are very well-spread out, making it easy to access them. The noise levels in this city are also quite low, as the streets are generally peaceful - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines or Beaverton Tigard Freeway.
In Beaverton, around 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this city. This city did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new dwellings in Beaverton is spread throughout several decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.
In Beaverton, locals will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Home owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. When it comes to eating, the nearest grocery store in this city is typically only a reasonably short walk away. There are also over 400 restaurants and coffee shops in Beaverton.
The preferred way to navigate this city is usually driving. It is very convenient to park. However, this part of the Portland metropolitan area is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there is the Beaverton Transit Center and Hall/Nimbus Station on the Commuter Rail. The city is served by around 20 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. Traveling by foot in Beaverton is not very common, although running daily errands is easy.