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Overview

Introduction to Fairview, Oregon

Fairview, Oregon, in Multnomah county, is 2 miles N of Gresham, Oregon and 11 miles E of Portland, Oregon.

Fairview History

Fairview was named after the local Methodist Sunday school. The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The city of Fairview was incorporated in 1908.

Fairview and nearby Attractions

  • Barn Museum
  • Portland Art Museum
  • Rooster Rock State Park
  • Battle Ground State Park
  • Rail Depot Museum
  • McLoughlin House National Historic Site

Things To Do In Fairview

There are several parks in the city, including Ainsworth State Park, Rooster Rock State Park and Milo McIver State Park. Those interested in the area’s history should visit the Portland Art Museum, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and the Gresham History Museum. Boating and fishing facilities are provided by Blue Lake and Fairview Lake.

Fairview Transportation

Flights are available from Portland International Airport.

Fairview Higher Education

Mt. Hood Community College, Clackamas Community College and Portland Community College provide programs in higher studies.

People

Total Population 9,181
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 4,284
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 50.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,565
% Above Poverty Level 83.4%
% Below Poverty Level 16.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 8.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $978
Median House Value $188,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.3%
US/American 0.2%
English 15.2%
Irish 13.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles N of Gresham, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Multnomah
Standard Zip Codes 97024
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.538
Longitude -122.432

Fairview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TROUTDALE
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station PORTLAND INTL AP
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 45 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station BATTLE GROUND
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 51 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fairview, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Interlachen (97024)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gresham 109,308 $53,693
Happy Valley 16,462 $110,484
Johnson City 573 $40,500
Maywood Park 872 $88,229
Troutdale 16,479 $70,691
Wood Village 3,971 $37,471

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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