Woodlawn, Portland, Oregon
|• Total||0.73 sq mi (1.90 km2)|
|• Density||6,700/sq mi (2,600/km2)|
|• No. of households||1854|
|• Occupancy rate||93% occupied|
|• Owner-occupied||1231 households (66%)|
|• Renting||623 households (34%)|
|• Avg. household size||2.64 persons|
Most residents of Woodlawn are members of minority groups; in the 2000 census, 43.0% of residents identified themselves as African-American, 35.0% as white, 8.5% as Hispanic, and 10.1% other categories.
Like other neighborhoods in the NE quadrant of Portland, Woodlawn is undergoing a period of gentrification. For example, on the 12th avenue block between Ainsworth and Holman streets, 15 houses are owner-occupied while 5 are tenant-occupied.
Most homes in Woodlawn are working-class style, small bungalows, unlike the neighboring King and Piedmont neighborhoods.
- GoWoodlawn! Woodlawn Neighborhood Blog
- Guide to Woodlawn Neighborhood (PortlandNeighborhood.com)
- Remembering Woodlawn - Book Review at Portland Tribune
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