- Beaverton, OR
Beaverton, Oregon is located in Washington County, 7 miles west of downtown Portland and is the 6th largest city in Oregon with a population of 97,514 (Annual growth rate of 0.09).
In 2010, Beaverton was named by Money Magazine as one of the 100 “best places to live” among smaller cities in the country. Along with Hillsboro, Beaverton is one of the economic centers for Washington County, home to numerous corporations in a variety of industries such as Nike, Tektronix
The median rent in Beaverton, Oregon is $1,094 a month. The median house has 4.9 rooms and a value of $303,500. The median income for households in Beaverton, Oregon is $59,260 while the mean household income is $77,150.
Beaverton’s first mayor was Alonzo Cady in 1893. His family ran a boot and shoe business which became the towns leading merchant.
Guy Carr (Carr Dealership) arrived in Beaverton, in 1919 and soon after bought his stepfather’s (Otto Erickson) Ford dealership at the Farmington location and sold Fords until the building burned in 1930. Carr’s present day location is on Southwest Canyon Rd. In 1987 Guy Carr retired after 68 years in the automobile business in Beaverton, Oregon. Guy Carr also served on the Beaverton City Council for several years.
The Allens: The busy intersection of Southwest Allen and Hall Blvd is the location where early Beaverton resident Orrin S. Allen lived. Allen was said to be scholarly as well as a carpenter and painter.
- Some of my favorite Beaverton community restaurants
- Big’s Chicken – 4570 SW Watson Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005. It’s
family friendly, the chicken is delish and the fries are like none other.
- Decarli – 4545 SW Watson Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005. Great place, food
andservice. All the elements of a high enddowntown restaurant right in downtown Beaverton!
- Westgate Bourbon Bar and Taphouse – One of my favorites. It can get busy but don’t worry, you can order your favorite beverage (over 900 bottles to choose from) to sip on while you wait in their oversized waiting area or head to the bar/lounge area. I have not had a bad dish there yet and I’m on number 6.
Beaverton, Oregon Real Estate Expert
If you’re going to pay a mortgage it may as well be your OWN! With that being said, If you are thinking about buying or selling a home or condo in the Beaverton area, I would love the opportunity to interview for the job. I promise to always look out for my clients best interests and come up with an optimal marketing plan to get you the best deal possible whether buying or selling real estate.
While I currently reside in Beaverton, I have lived all over the Portland metro area from North Portland to Hillsboro and everywhere in between. I am your local real estate expert no matter what city you are buying or selling in. Let me help guide you!
Jamohl DeWald w/Keller Williams Realty Professionals
JD PDX Real Estate
9755 SW Barnes Rd. #560
Portland, OR 97225
Text/Call – 503.545.4945 Email – JD@JDPDXRealEstate.com
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