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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,215
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens10.5%
Employed Population 16+4,216
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$33,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,217
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,138

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,198
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation8.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,033
Median House Value$211,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.3%
German23.5%
English14.5%
Irish13.2%
Norwegian5.5%
French Except Basque2.3%
Dutch2.3%
Scottish2.1%
Swedish1.9%
Italian1.8%
Polish1.6%
Czech1.5%
Danishn1.4%
Swiss0.9%
Russian0.8%
Romanian0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Greek0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Fairview Almanac

CategoryValue
County Multnomah County
Standard Zip Codes97024
Phone Area Codes971
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.54
Approximate Longitude-122.44

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)

StationTROUTDALE
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp34 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 82 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationPORTLAND INTL AP
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp34 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp45 to 63 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationBATTLE GROUND
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp32 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp51 to 78 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gresham110,042$59,078
Happy Valley17,474$114,965
Johnson City547$40,833
Maywood Park939$93,929
Troutdale16,535$72,121
Wood Village3,996$47,500

Fairview Public Schools

Fairview Elementary School
225 Main St
ZIP: 97024
(503) 667-2954
Primary
Total Enrollment 386
Multisensory Learning Academy
22565 Ne Halsey St
ZIP: 97024
(503) 405-7868
Primary
Total Enrollment 321
Reynolds Learning Academy
20234 Ne Halsey
ZIP: 97024
(503) 667-4673
High
Total Enrollment 257
Reynolds Middle School
1200 Ne 201st Ave
ZIP: 97024
(503) 665-8166
Middle
Total Enrollment 977
Salish Ponds Elementary School
1210 Ne 201st Ave
ZIP: 97024
(503) 492-7260
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Woodland Elementary
21607 Ne Glisan
ZIP: 97024
(503) 674-8188
Primary
Total Enrollment 534
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