Located within Oregon, United States, the unincorporated community of Rockcreek is situated in the Portland metropolitan area.
Rockcreek offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the Portland metropolitan area is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, many locations within the unincorporated community have good access to green spaces, such as Rock Creek Greenway Park and Bethany Park, since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to check out and getting to the closest park is easy from most houses.
The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Rockcreek is an important part of its character. This unincorporated community has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this unincorporated community own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this unincorporated community occurred between 1960 and 1980.
Locals will appreciate that no matter where their home is situated in this unincorporated community, primary schools are close by. However, it can be challenging to walk to high schools from homes for sale in Rockcreek. Locals have the choice between public and private elementary schools. As far as food is concerned, house buyers in Rockcreek often need a vehicle to access the closest supermarket. Residents are served by a few restaurants and cafes.
Rockcreek is very car friendly. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, Rockcreek is not a very pleasant part of the Portland metropolitan area for moving around by public transit. Nonetheless, the unincorporated community is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily relatively close by. Rockcreek is not very conducive to walking as very few daily needs can be carried out without having to use a vehicle.