Parkrose, Portland, Oregon
|• Association||Parkrose Neighborhood Association|
|• Coalition||East Portland Neighborhood Office|
|• Total||1.85 sq mi (4.80 km2)|
|• Density||3,300/sq mi (1,260/km2)|
|• 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. There is a Parkrose / Sumner Transit Center, which is served by the Red Line of TriMet's MAX Light Rail. A bridge at the transit center spans Interstate 205. C-Tran serves the transit center and travels into Washington. There is also a Parkrose School District.
- Guide to Parkrose Neighborhood (PortlandNeighborhood.com)
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