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Deer Island is a suburb in the Portland Metro Area and in the Columbia County. It has a population of 230 and a population density of 471, which is 80% above the national average. It has a median age of 40, which is 2 years above the Portland Metro median age and 1 year above the national average.


Deer Island has a median home value of $355,200, which is 36% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,640 is 12% below the metro average rent and 21% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Portland. The average household income in Deer Island is $23,750 , which is 73% below the Metro average household income and 68% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Deer Island is 5. Deer Island also has a crime index 55 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Portland.


$355,200Median Home Value
$558,793 Portland Metro Area
$1,640Median Rent
$1,866 Portland Metro Area
2 /10 - 6 /10
School Rating
55
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
1 hr 13 mins To Portland Metro Area
35 mins Average Travel Time To Work
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Deer Island's population is made up of 33% married, 32% single, 13% divorced and 22% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 41%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 32%. Homeowners make up 83% of the population in Deer Island.

230Population
2,509,140 Portland Metro Area
471Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
40 Median Age
38 Portland Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Deer Island is $20,331. The Median Household Income is $23,750 and the Deer Island Unemployment Rate is 25%.

$20,331Income Per Capita
$48,966 Portland Metro Area
$23,750Median Household Income
$89,312 Portland Metro Area
7% Poverty Rate
10% Portland Metro Area
25% Unemployment Rate
4% Portland Metro Area
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$355,200Median Home Value
$558,793 Portland Metro Area
$1,640Median Rent
$1,866 Portland Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Portland Metro Area

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Renters
17%
Home Owners
83%
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2 /10 - 6 /10
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Top Schools in Deer Island

St Helens School District 502
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111 S 9th St, St Helens, OR, 97051
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2000 Second St, Columbia City, OR, 97018
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1 hr 13 mins
Portland Metro Area
35 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Portland International Airport
1 hr 28 mins
Hillsboro, OR
1 hr 13 mins
Pacific Northwest College of Art
1 hr 16 mins
Concordia University Portland
1 hr 22 mins
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Deer Island crime index is 55 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Deer Island.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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