The city of Portland, Texas is situated in the Corpus Christi metropolitan area.
Portland is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to the railway line.
In Portland, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are the main alternative in the housing stock. This city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 60% of the population of this city own their home and 40% are renters. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Corpus Christi metropolitan area is 1991.
There are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Portland and therefore they can be an extended walk away. When it comes to food, a fraction of property owners in this part of the Corpus Christi metropolitan area may be able to do groceries on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.
Portland is very car friendly. Parking is quite easy, and the majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. On the other hand, the public transit system in this city is quite poor. Nevertheless, residents benefit from a few bus lines. Many of the houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very convenient for walking as very few daily errands can be run on foot.