Centennial, Portland, Oregon

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Centennial
Neighborhood
Centennial is located in Portland, Oregon
Centennial
Centennial
Coordinates: 45°30′16″N 122°29′48″W / 45.50457°N 122.49662°W / 45.50457; -122.49662Coordinates: 45°30′16″N 122°29′48″W / 45.50457°N 122.49662°W / 45.50457; -122.49662PDF map
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CityPortland
Government
 • AssociationCentennial Community Association
 • CoalitionEast Portland Neighborhood Office
Area
 • Total2.68 sq mi (6.95 km2)
Population
 (2000)[1]
 • Total20,587
 • Density7,700/sq mi (3,000/km2)
Housing
 • No. of households7373
 • Occupancy rate95% occupied
 • Owner-occupied4995 households (68%)
 • Renting2378 households (32%)
 • Avg. household size2.79 persons

Centennial is a neighborhood on the eastern edge of the Southeast section of Portland, Oregon, on the border with Gresham. The neighborhood includes Lynchwood Park (1993) and Parklane Park (1993).

The unrelated Centennial, Oregon post office near Delta Park in North Portland to served the Oregon statehood Centennial Exposition from June to September 1959.[2]

Prior being annexed by Portland, the community was enumerated as a "Census-designated place" in 1980, when the community recorded a population of 22,118.[3] The community was also part of the CDP of Powellhurst-Centennial in 1990, which the census area recorded a population of 28,756.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Demographics (2000)
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 184. ISBN 978-0875952772.
  3. ^ 1980 census of population: Oregon
  4. ^ 1990 census of population

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