Portland is a very safe city, but if walking along W. Burnside and down the North Park blocks (into the Pearl, which has some great restaurants) late at night (i.e. after 10pm). There will certainly be small clusters of panhandlers in that vicinity.
Is it safe to walk in downtown Portland at night?
Generally it will be safe, but please be aware that any city can have problems. Be careful in the West Burnside Street area. Also, take a look at PortlandMaps.com for a crime map (it can be filtered by specific crime or area).
Is it safe to walk around in Portland?
Yes, Portland remains a safe city for visitors. We recommend that visitors to Portland exercise the same caution, concern and common sense as when traveling to any metropolitan destination. Portlands rate of violent crime remains lower than the average for U.S. cities of a similar size.
Are the riots still going on in Portland?
Protests have continued in Portland in the aftermath of the 2020 United States presidential election. Portland has also continued to have protests after the January 20, 2021 inauguration of Joe Biden. Protests have also occurred near the ICE facility, and clashes have occurred with police.
What part of Portland should I avoid?
Some areas you may want to avoid include: Hazelwood around the Gateway Transit Center (highest rate of violent crime in the city). An area known locally as Felony Flats between roughly Duke and Johnson from 70th east.
Is Portland Oregon a dirty city?
Residents across the metro area say downtown Portland has become dirty, unsafe and uninviting and many anticipate visiting the citys core less often after the pandemic than they did before. Those are the worrisome findings of a new poll of 600 people in the Portland metro area commissioned by The Oregonian/OregonLive.
Is Portland Oregon cheap to live?
Is Portland expensive? Yes. Its 34% more expensive than the national average. Housing in Portland is 84.3% more expensive than the national average, and the only thing below the national average is Portlands utilities, which are 12.8% cheaper than the average.
What is the wettest month in Portland Oregon?
December is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain. July is the driest month. July is the most sunny month.
How much money do you need to live comfortably in Portland Oregon 2020?
You need an income of $60,195 to live comfortably in Portland, study says. A Portland resident needs to make about $60,000 to live comfortably in the city, according to a report by a personal finance and banking site.
Is Seattle or Portland more expensive?
Portland is 24.1% less expensive than Seattle. Portland housing costs are 41.3% less expensive than Seattle housing costs. Health related expenses are 0.8% more in Portland.