Located within Oregon, United States, the city of Milwaukie is located in the Portland metropolitan area.
Milwaukie offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This city is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case closer to one of the railway lines. Lastly, getting to green spaces, including North Clackamas Central Park, is easy from most locations in the city since there are around 30 of them nearby for residents to check out.
In Milwaukie, around 70% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the units in Milwaukie while renters occupy the remainder. The properties in this part of the Portland metropolitan area are quite old, since about 40% of its buildings were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s.
Residents will welcome that wherever their property is situated in Milwaukie, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, high schools are not especially plentiful and for this reason may require a rather long walk to get to. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. When it comes to food, the closest supermarket in Milwaukie is typically only a reasonably short walk away. Main Street is among the best streets for food stores. There are also over 50 restaurants and coffee shops in Milwaukie.
Driving is a very good means of transportation in Milwaukie. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot. However, the public transit service in Milwaukie is not very frequent. Nonetheless, home owners have access to about 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. Walking is not very popular in this part of the Portland metropolitan area, even though many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car.