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    Open concept and bright living spaces at Quinten Tower, Oregon, 97232 Open concept lounge at Quinten Tower, Portland, OR
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    1950 NE Everett St, Portland, OR 97232
    6 Units available
    Studio $1,065+
    1 BED $1,175+
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    Property reviews
    5/5 Ginger D. on Oct 3, 2023

    I really enjoy living here. Haven’t had a problem since moving here.

    5/5 Anonymous on May 4, 2022

    Fantastic location. Apartment has a view of the city, and all the neighbors seem nice. Rooftop deck is gorgeous!

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    The Union Portland OR Kitchen The Union Portland OR Bedroom
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    304 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232
    13 Units available
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $1,321+
    2 BEDS $2,160+
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    4/5 Anonymous on Jul 12, 2021

    Just not enough parking

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    Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and blue subway tile backsplash at Cook Street Apartments, Portland Spacious bedroom at Cook Street Apartments, Portland
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    107 N. Cook Street, Portland, OR 97227
    12 Units available
    Studio $1,445+
    1 BED $1,750+
    2 BEDS $2,456+
    Property reviews
    4.5/5 Zoey on Mar 2, 2022

    The staff at these apartments go above and beyond to make sure your move in is smooth and you have everything you need. Very accommodating as well. Already have recommended them to friends!

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Feb 1, 2021

    Great place to live! Wish the parking was included as it is quite steep.

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    1447 NW 12Th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
    Available
    1 BED $1,621+
    2 BEDS $2,341+
    Overview

    Your Ideal Pearl District Home Proudly introducing The Parker Apartments, a green community where luxury features and relaxing leisure areas give you the home of your dreams. Our Pearl District apartments were built with you in mind and aim to exceed your expectations through an extensive list of amenities, modern interiors, and a well-connected location near Fremont Bridge. We’re pet-friendly, too! A healthy work-play balance is essential, so we’ve built our common areas with that in mind. There’s a 24-hour fitness center that helps you stay in shape year-round, a courtyard where you can connect with nature, and a BBQ area with a fireplace that makes for the perfect spot for get-togethers. You’ll have access to a coffee bar, a resident lounge, ping pong tables, and a demonstration kitchen where you can socialize with neighbors, as well as a paw spa for your furry companion. For any other needs, we’ve included package lockers, garages,  and a bike repair/wash station. On-site maintenance is also part of the deal, along with a recycling program and online rent payments.Contact us today for more details and schedule a tour of these Portland apartments!

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    • Garage
    • Large Closets
    • Fitness Center
    • Public Transportation
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    2831 SE Palmquist Road, Gresham, OR 97080
    1 BED $1,454+
    2 BEDS $1,670+
    3 BEDS $2,564+
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    1500 Northeast 15Th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232
    1 BED $1,561+
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    2915 NW Wilson St, Portland, OR 97210
    Studio $1,650+
    3 BEDS $4,500+
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    1700 NE 162Nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230
    2 BEDS $1,635+
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    1950 NE Everett St, Portland, OR 97232
    Studio $1,065+
    1 BED $1,175+
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    1417 SW 10Th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
    Studio $995+
    1 BED Ask for Pricing
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    909 SE 12Th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
    1 BED $1,450+
    2 BEDS $3,315+
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    3035 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, Portland, OR 97212
    Studio $1,299+
    1 BED $1,449
    2 BEDS $1,800
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    901 SW King Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
    Studio $1,135+
    1 BED $1,170+
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    304 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232
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    1 BED $1,321+
    2 BEDS $2,160+
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    1525 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201
    Studio $1,420
    1 BED $1,591
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    765 SE Mount Hood Hwy, Gresham, OR 97080
    1 BED $1,640+
    2 BEDS $1,675+
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    5401 SE Woodstock, Portland, OR 97206
    Studio $1,100+
    1 BED $1,099+
    2 BEDS $2,110
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    1953 NW Overton St, Portland, OR 97209
    Studio $1,035+
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    107 N. Cook Street, Portland, OR 97227
    Studio $1,445+
    1 BED $1,750+
    2 BEDS $2,456+
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    1940 NW Miller Rd, Portland, OR 97229
    1 BED $1,892+
    2 BEDS $2,087+
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    3158 SW 12Th Ave, Portland, OR 97239
    Studio $1,275
    1 BED $1,605
    2+ BEDS $2,795
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    5680 N. Montana Ave, Portland, OR 97217
    Studio $1,074+
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    620 NE 20Th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
    Studio $1,225+
    1 BED $1,450+
    2 BEDS $2,100+
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    1447 NW 12Th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
    1 BED $1,621+
    2 BEDS $2,341+
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    910 N. Harbour Drive, Portland, OR 97217
    1 BED $1,549
    2 BEDS $1,949+
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Average rent in Portland, OR

$1,711/mo Portland, OR average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Portland, OR is $1,711.

Portland, OR apartment rent ranges

About 40% of apartment rents in Portland, OR range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 20% of apartments. Around 37% of Portland’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Portland, OR rent trends

Getting around in Portland, OR

5 /100
Car-Dependent
41 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 5, Bike Score®: 41

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Portland, OR last updated?

Prices and availability in Portland, OR were last updated on 21 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in Portland, OR?

The best apartments in Portland, OR are: Quinten Tower, The Union, Cook Street, The Parker and Parkside Apartments.

What is the average rent in Portland, OR?

The average rent in Portland, OR is $1,711. Start your search for apartments in Portland, OR now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Portland, OR?

The price range for a studio apartment in Portland, OR is between $335 and $10,000. View all studio apartments in Portland, OR.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portland, OR?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portland, OR is between $700 and $10,000. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Portland, OR now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Portland, OR?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Portland, OR is between $536 and $11,535. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Portland, OR.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Portland, OR?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Portland, OR is between $1,025 and $10,000. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Portland, OR.

What type of rental buildings are in Portland, OR?

In Portland, 47% of the residents are renting compared to 53% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 25% of Portland’s rentals, 53% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 21% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Portland, OR?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Portland are about 27 years old, on average. Of these, 53% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 6 stories. About 62% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 32% are mid-rises, and 15% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Portland, OR?

Rental apartments in Portland come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 18% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 44% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 32% of all rentals in Portland. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Portland, OR

Living in location

Portland is a vibrant city located in northern Oregon along the Willamette River that's famous for its art, food and counterculture scenes. Additionally, Portland is surrounded by natural beauty: Mount Hood is just a 90-minute drive away, and there are plenty of places to hike, bike and kayak in the surrounding area. As a result, both creative professionals and outdoor lovers are drawn to rent in Portland, thereby further contributing to the city's diverse community. There's also no shortage of job opportunities for renters here, either, as many technology and athletic wear companies are based in the Portland area. Additionally, renters in Portland enjoy the city's thriving food scene, which features cuisines from all around the world, as well as excellent coffee, beer and cocktail options. Farm-to-table cuisine is particularly popular here, and many local restaurants also cater to the large population of vegan renters in the area. Similarly, food trucks are another hallmark of the city's dining scene. Outside of the food scene, renters have plenty of local entertainment options to choose from, including music venues, independent movie theaters and even classical performing arts.

Portland's appeal is also its commitment to sustainability and the environment, which is evident in its urban planning and public transport system. The city is known for its extensive bike lanes, making cycling a preferred mode of transportation for many renters. The integration of nature into the cityscape, with parks like the expansive Forest Park, provides an urban oasis for relaxation and recreation. The art scene in Portland is dynamic and expressive, with a plethora of galleries, public artworks, and a rich tapestry of street art that decorates the city's walls.

Renting in Portland, OR

Portland is a large city with many different neighborhoods and apartment options to choose from. For instance, renters who prefer a more urban area choose downtown Portland. It consists mostly of high-rise and mid-rise buildings, many of which were built within the last 10 years. Outside of downtown, Portland's neighborhoods are more spacious with a mix of low-rise apartment buildings and single-family homes among lush greenery. However, even outside of downtown, most neighborhoods are still very walkable. Renters in Portland will also find an eclectic mix of architecture styles in Portland, ranging from historic Victorians and classic craftsman homes to sleek, modern apartments. Plus, many classic mid-century architecture styles are still present in Portland, including the unique Northwest Regional style. With so many local amenities and beautiful apartments to choose from, it's no surprise that Portland's rental prices are higher than the national average.

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Shopping in Portland, OR

Portland renters have no shortage of amazing shopping to choose from. Specifically, the city is known as a hub for independent businesses, and you're likely to find fun and funky shops to browse in almost every neighborhood. To that end, downtown is Portland's largest shopping district. It's home to the world-renowned Powell's Books, Pioneer Place shopping mall and plenty of chic independent shops in the Pearl District. Or, just outside of downtown, the Lloyd Center is a popular shopping mall and entertainment destination on the city's east side. Of course, the Alberta and Mississippi districts are also popular for independent shopping. Of course, Portland renters also have no shortage of grocery options: Chains like Safeway, Albertson's, and Trader Joe's all have locations here, and there are also plenty of local organic shops and farmers' markets in the area for renters to enjoy.

Transportation in Portland, OR

Portland renters have many transportation options to choose from in the area. Namely, the city has an excellent public transportation system with five light rail lines, three streetcar lines and an extensive bus network, which makes driving optional in many parts of the city. Additionally, Portland is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world with plenty of bike routes and bike lanes for renters to take advantage of. Even so, some Portland renters still opt to drive, as it's often the fastest way to visit surrounding suburbs or take advantage of nearby outdoor activities. However, it's important to keep in mind that apartments downtown may not have free parking options.

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