Far Southwest, Portland, Oregon

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Far Southwest
Neighborhood
Far Southwest is located in Portland, Oregon
Far Southwest
Far Southwest
Coordinates: 45°26′13″N 122°44′14″W / 45.43687°N 122.73736°W / 45.43687; -122.73736Coordinates: 45°26′13″N 122°44′14″W / 45.43687°N 122.73736°W / 45.43687; -122.73736PDF map
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CityPortland
Government
 • AssociationFar Southwest Neighborhood Association
 • CoalitionSouthwest Neighborhoods, Inc.
Area
 • Total0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
Population
 (2000)[1]
 • Total1,246
 • Density2,100/sq mi (800/km2)
Housing
 • No. of households500
 • Occupancy rate96% occupied
 • Owner-occupied401 households (80%)
 • Renting99 households (20%)
 • Avg. household size2.49 persons

Far Southwest is a neighborhood in the Southwest section of Portland, Oregon. It is bordered on the west by I-5; on the north by I-5, SW Pasadena St., and SW Pomona St.; on the east by SW 49th Ave. and Kerr Parkway; and on the south by SW Kruse Ridge Dr. and the southern border of the Portland Community College Sylvania Campus. The neighborhood is adjacent to the city of Tigard on the west, the neighborhoods of Ashcreek and Crestwood on the north, West Portland Park on the north and east, and the city of Lake Oswego on the east and south.

The campus of PCC Sylvania occupies much of the neighborhood. Lesser Park (1988) is also located here.

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