The neighborhood of Hillsdale is located within the city of Portland, Oregon.
The character of Hillsdale is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. This part of Portland is quiet overall, as the streets are generally peaceful - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to Pacific Highway or Baldock Freeway. Finally, getting to green spaces, including George Himes Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit.
In Hillsdale, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Portland has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood and one third are rented. Around 45% of properties in this neighborhood were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
In Hillsdale, property buyers will generally be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. When it comes to food, it is convenient to get to the closest supermarket on foot from most homes for sale in Hillsdale. Residents benefit from around 30 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
Hillsdale is very car friendly. It is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Pacific Highway, from any home in this area, and it is especially convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of Portland is not very frequent. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Hillsdale is not especially well-suited for traveling on foot since few daily errands can be run on foot.