The neighborhood of Parkrose is located in the city of Portland, Oregon.
Since there are few people out and about on the streets, Parkrose remains relatively quiet, although noise levels are higher closer to the airport (Portland International Airport), East Portland Freeway, Columbia River Highway or the railway line. Parks aren't well-situated, which makes it occasionally difficult to get to them. Despite that, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to check out.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing many of the dwellings in Parkrose, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. About 45% of properties in this area were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighborhood also has a good selection of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even.
It is easy to get to the nearest grocery store on foot from any location in this neighborhood. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. Concerning education, in this area, house owners will commonly be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
A car is a great transportation option in this part of the city. It is very convenient to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Portland Freeway. In contrast, getting around by transit can be challenging in Parkrose as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Traveling by foot is not very popular in Parkrose, despite the fact that running daily errands is easy by walking.