Located in Washington, United States, the municipality of Salmon Creek is situated in the Portland metropolitan area.
Salmon Creek is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil - however noise can be bothersome around Interstate 205 or Interstate 5.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Salmon Creek is an important part of its character. This municipality has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the units in the municipality are occupied by home owners and 30% are rented. The properties in this municipality are quite new, because around 30% of its buildings were built between 1990 and 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A portion of home buyers in this municipality may have the option to shop for their groceries by walking in one of around 10 stores, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who cherish close by restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, in Salmon Creek, property buyers will often be able to reach primary as well as high schools by walking. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
The car is very often the best approach to move around in Salmon Creek. It is especially convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Interstate 5, are reasonably easy to drive to from anywhere in this part of the Portland metropolitan area. In contrast, getting around by public transit is very difficult in Salmon Creek. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the municipality, and bus stops are generally a short walk away. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in Salmon Creek because running daily errands is challenging.