8.7 out of 10

Beaumont / Wilshire

Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Portland
45.5494179531505 -122.623825933098
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Safe & Sound
  • Clean & Green
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Pest Free
Not great for
  • Parking
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Trendy & Stylish

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
2yrs+

"Traditional neighborhood in Portland...."

For me, this is where Ward and June Cleaver would set up a home if they were moving to a Portland suburb. Beaumont/Wilshire, located in the NE section of Portland, is filled with mostly older style homes in traditional neighborhoods. The small town community feel is clearly evident, though only a 10-15 minute drive to downtown Portland. This neighborhood is considered one of the safer neighborhoods in the area, which is why it is popular for families.

Wilshire Park is popular and one of the nicer parks in Portland that includes a playground, walking trails, dog park and picnic sites. There are plenty of good restaurants and local businesses located on NE Fremont also known as Beaumont Village. A Community Center is also available and has an indoor swimming pool, basketball courts, fitness rooms as well other activities. While I don't have personal experience with the Beaumont/Wilshire school district, I have heard good things about it.

There are many gorgeous homes in Beaumont/Wilshire that I'm sure are very expensive, however, there are also plenty of charming neighborhoods with more affordable prices. This is a good biking and walking town and the community spirit is enhanced by the annual Beaumont/Wilshire Annual Picnic that is held each summer. There is also an annual Fremont Fest, which is a street festival with food and entertainment, that I hear is very popular.

Again, a very nice community.
Pros
  • Beautiful Homes
  • Pedestrian friendly
  • Small-town feel
  • Wilshire Park
Cons
  • Expensive
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
JuancarlosT
JuancarlosT any trains to Downtown?
2yrs+
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4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"An Established Neighborhood Offering Convenience"

The Beaumont/Wilshire area tends to have a conservative vibe. It is very well located in that it is fairly close to downtown, but also convenient to the NE Portland shopping areas of Alberta and Mississippi. While many homes are expensive in this region, you can still find more modest low-cost houses as well. There is a small-town feel and nice sense of community in this part of the city.

Since this part of town is close to Sandy Blvd and the Hollywood District, residents will likely find themselves frequenting Hollywood establishments quite a bit. Needless to say, there is a lot of shopping and business around Sandy. People who live in this area will also have the convenience of Beaumont Village. The area has some nice stores and restaurants. Adding to this neighborhood's sense of community "Fremont Fest" takes place every year and shows off the area. During the festival, there is a parade for kids and all the shops offer discounts.

Wilshire Park is another nice perk for this area. It has over 14 acres and includes picnicking, a dog park, walking paths, soccer and volleyball. There are other nice parks in Beaumont/Wilshire too including Fernhill Park and Grant Park.
Pros
  • Wilshire Park
  • Beautiful Homes
  • Pedestrian friendly
  • Small-town feel
Cons
  • Expensive
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Trendy & Stylish
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Upscale Neighborhood With Small-Town Feel"

Located along Alameda Ridge, Beaumont-Wilshire offers beautiful views of downtown Portland, along with the Cascades and Willamette River. This Northeast Portland neighborhood is one of the nicer residential sections of the city. This older, well-established neighborhood offers an ideal mix of commercial and residential areas, making it ideal for those who want to bike or walk to stores and restaurants. As you might expect, this expensive neighborhood is considered very safe.

The main retail area of the neighborhood is known as 'Beaumont Village,' and is on NE Fremont Street from 33rd to 50th. Serving as the center of the community, it offers a wide range of professional offices, stores, and restaurants. This community center gives the neighborhood a small-town feel. Other shopping is just a short walk away, in the Hollywood District. Fremont Street separates the neighborhood into Wilshire (on the North side) and Beaumont (on the South side). Wilshire is home to Wilshire Park, a huge and beautiful park.

Beaumont is home to some of the most expensive houses in the city, with Beaumont tending to be a little more posh than Wilshire. The homes here were built in the early 1900s, and are mainly occupied by professionals with the funds to afford living here. Those living in Beaumont-Wilshire seem to really love it.
Pros
  • Beautiful Homes
  • Small-town feel
  • Pedestrian friendly
Cons
  • Expensive
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Trendy & Stylish

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