Located in Oregon, United States, the city of Hillsboro is situated in the Portland metropolitan area.
Hillsboro is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to one of the railway lines or one of the 2 airports (Hillsboro Airport, Twin Oaks Airpark). Getting to public green spaces, like Noble Woods Park and Gordon Faber Recreation Complex, is occasionally hard from most locations within the city since they are spread out sparsely. Still, there are over 100 parks nearby for residents to check out.
In Hillsboro, around 55% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Portland metropolitan area is 1980. This city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this city own their home and 45% are renters.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Hillsboro. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to eating, accessing one of over 50 grocery stores on foot is feasible for some, but not all, house buyers in this city. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Moving around by car is very easy in Hillsboro. It is especially convenient to park. In contrast, Hillsboro is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are about 20 bus lines passing through the city. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in Hillsboro because most daily needs are challenging to meet without the use of a vehicle.