Where to live in Oregon

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Salem

3.5/5
Ranked 1st best city in Oregon

"Wonderful downtown, great for walking around"

- IheartOregon
Salem has a vibrant downtown that is a pleasure to walk around. The shops are full and several skybridges will keep shoppers out of the winter weather as they go from store to store. The downtown is a...
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Portland

3/5
Ranked 2nd best city in Oregon

"Eco-Minded City with a great sense of community."

- GreenGirl
Want to play on a kickball team? Bike to work. Walk to coffee. Have easy access to organic foods direct from farms?
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Unranked Cities

Aloha

3/5

"a Gorgeous 'Lake Tahoe' type feel, a quiet sanctuary"

- KipEllis
SW Pheasant Lane is just a small little residential street in the middle of two busy-ish roads. It starts out on one end from busy NW 185th Street - and although it does flow into SW Augusta Lane, whi...
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Ashland

4.5/5

"Stratford Upon Oregon"

- NightOwlnOrinda
Way back when I was in my senior year of high school, I had a little adventure in Ashland. I was a bit of arty kid in the making, so I found out that there was this Shakespeare festival here in Ashla...
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Astoria

4/5

"The Goonies neighborhood"

- MTurk
This is a relatively quiet neighborhood. A great place to raise a family. It's a series of dead-end streets, so traffic tends to be rather low. Except for the tourists looking for the Goonies house...
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Baker City

1.5/5

"Could be better."

- beachbrat
When we first bought our home we enjoyed the empty field across the street from us. It was a great place to take photos our a nice summer night sunset or to watch the wildlife passing through. It is o...
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Beaverton

3.5/5

"Busy for a secondary freeway but lots of retail!"

- KipEllis
I live just off of TV Highway in Beaverton - and its my highway of choice for getting around anywhere. It starts at Highway 26 just west of the zoo at Sylvan and ends in Hillsboro. It used to be THE h...
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Bend

4/5

"Sunny and peaceful, pro-business tax environment"

- jgentes
Bend began as a logging town, endured a bad slump in the 1980s, and has emerged with a diversified economy and a rapidly growing population. The dominant industry is tourism - many of the biggest comp...
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Brookings

3.5/5

"A nice place for retirees to live."

- MikeC4
The population here in Brookings consists of primarily empty nesters and retirees. Brookings is really close to the ocean and has a wonderful harbor and port. If you like to fish there is lots of fis...
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Cedar Hills

3.5/5

"We love it because it is diverse, hate it because it is igno..."

- nborders
I have lived on this street for over five years. Many of the folks have stayed after purchasing the homes right after they were built in the late 60's early 70s. That says a lot about the feeling of...
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Cedar Mill

2.5/5

"Street currently in revamp mode."

- daewoo
NW Stark, especially, over the past year or two has been making a transition. To the west end you will find Jake's Crawfish restaurant. This restaurant has been around for a long time and serves gre...
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Corvallis

3.5/5

"Medium sized town but soon will be booming."

- flybunny
Corvallis is a town of about 60,000. Fairly small, two major high schools a few middle schools and many elementary schools. Real estate value is very high and seems to just keep growing. It's the k...
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Eugene

3/5

"A great Medium sized city, full of things to do."

- genaruthp
I love Eugene. I have been here for 8 years. It is so fun. There are art and music festivals all summer. It's an hour from the beach, and an hour from the slopes. It is a quick drive to Portland. But...
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"Happy to be here."

- Resident
Very nice, neat street with people that are friendly. Fairly quiet, close to town and surrounding area is growing with more new homes on the upscale side.
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Gresham

4/5

"This is a very nice place"

- Kelfermookie
This is a nice place! Its a great street to go on a sunday evening to relax and wind down before Monday. Lots of shopping plazas and also fabolous restaurants and a nice Bookstore/Cafe that I go to ev...
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"Peaceful section of suburbia"

- lucybeth
I lived on Whitman circle for 13 years, it is a nice calm safe neighborhood. Quite a few young families live there and it is a good place for small children. Two elementary schools and a middle school...
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Hillsboro

3.5/5

"Nice, pretty back route to Hillsboro"

- KipEllis
Evergreen parkway is a really nice street. Its 2 lanes each way and starts at 185th, just after the Tanasbourne shopping center (and before the entrance to hwy 26). It is mostly industrial, as it has...
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Keizer

3.5/5

"Mostly a street of retirees."

- lucybeth
A dead end street mostly of kind retirees. It is very calm and always quiet. There are three families with small children and so I would suggest this street for other retirees or young families. Close...
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Lake Oswego

"Great place to raise a family"

- Kelfermookie
This place is realy nice, It's not to far from the lake (which is clean and swimmable). Nice schools with high test scores for all the school. Onlt problem is its not near to much of anything. Other t...
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Milwaukie

3/5

"Maybe I Shouldn't Tell You This....."

- 5stagerocket
Maybe it's supposed to be a secret.... but just south of "downtown" Milwaukie (okay, c'mon, it's not that bad) and along the east bank of the mighty Willamette, stands the Island Station neighborhood....
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