King is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon.
The character of King is exemplified by its calm ambience. Public green spaces are easy to get to since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The population residing in King is evenly split between renters and owners. In this neighborhood, roughly two thirds of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were constructed pre-1960, when a majority of the housing growth occurred. This area also has a good variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Locals will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in King, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Concerning food, it is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in King. In addition, King is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. It is also a rather short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores.
This part of Portland offers home owners several alternative means of transportation. This neighborhood is transit friendly. There are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. This area is also a fairly good part of Portland for moving around by car. Most houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. It is very convenient for pedestrians to get around in King; meeting daily needs is very easy by walking, and a variety of businesses are quite nearby.