Parkrose, Portland, Oregon

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Parkrose
Neighborhood
Parkrose is located in Portland, Oregon
Parkrose
Parkrose
Coordinates: 45°33′26″N 122°32′51″W / 45.55719°N 122.54745°W / 45.55719; -122.54745Coordinates: 45°33′26″N 122°32′51″W / 45.55719°N 122.54745°W / 45.55719; -122.54745
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Country United States
State Oregon
City Portland
Government
 • Association Parkrose Neighborhood Association
 • Coalition East Portland Neighborhood Office
Area
 • Total 1.85 sq mi (4.80 km2)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total 6,049
 • Density 3,300/sq mi (1,260/km2)
Housing[2]
 • No. of households 2095
 • Occupancy rate 93% occupied
 • % households renting 51% renting
 • Avg. household size 2.89 persons

Parkrose is a neighborhood in the Northeast section of Portland, Oregon.

The Parkrose plat was filed October 5, 1911. A branch post office of Portland was established there in 1921.

Parkrose had been a small farming and residential suburb of Portland until the 1920s. The Oregon Journal noted on May 23, 1925, "Parkrose is a primary commuting center. . . . It is one of the most progressive and promising commuting districts on the eastern border of the city."

Parkrose was annexed by Portland, and the community was enumerated as a "Census-designated place" in 1980, when the community recorded a population of 21,108.[3] There is a Parkrose / Sumner Transit Center on 96th and Sandy Blvd Served by TriMet Bus Lines 12-Barber/Sandy Blvd 21-Sandy Blvd/233th and 71-60th/122nd ave. Max Light Rail Line Red Line Airport/City Center/Beaverton serves this stop and is connected by a bridge called the Salmon bridge. C-TRAN 65 serves this stop and travels into Washington. line 87-Airport way/181st served this Transit Center until 9/12/2012. There is also a Parkrose School District.

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