The Hawthorne District is a popular and eclectic neighborhood located in Southeast Portland, Oregon. Known for its bohemian atmosphere, vibrant culture, and diverse community, Hawthorne offers a unique blend of entertainment, dining, shopping, and a thriving arts scene.
  1. Hawthorne Boulevard: The heart of the neighborhood is Hawthorne Boulevard, a lively and bustling street lined with a diverse array of shops, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and bars. It's known for its quirky and independent businesses, offering everything from vintage clothing stores to specialty bookshops and artisanal cafes.

  2. Arts and Culture: Hawthorne has a strong arts and cultural scene, with numerous art galleries, theaters, and performance spaces showcasing local talent and creativity.

  3. Historic Homes and Architecture: The neighborhood features a mix of historic homes, including Craftsman-style houses, bungalows, and Victorian-era residences. The tree-lined streets and well-preserved architecture add to the neighborhood's charm.

  4. Laid-Back Vibe: Hawthorne maintains a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere, attracting a diverse mix of residents, including artists, students, young professionals, and families. It's known for its welcoming and inclusive community spirit.

  5. Food and Dining: The neighborhood offers an eclectic mix of dining options, ranging from food carts and casual eateries to trendy restaurants serving diverse cuisines. Hawthorne is renowned for its array of locally owned cafes, bakeries, and restaurants, catering to various tastes and dietary preferences.

  6. Entertainment and Nightlife: Hawthorne provides an array of entertainment options, including live music venues, bars, and pubs that offer a vibrant nightlife scene. It's a hub for live music performances, open mic nights, and cultural events.

  7. Outdoor Spaces: Residents and visitors can enjoy nearby outdoor spaces like Laurelhurst Park, known for its scenic beauty, walking trails, picnic areas, and recreational activities.

  8. Community Events: Hawthorne hosts community events, street fairs, and festivals throughout the year, bringing together locals and visitors to celebrate the neighborhood's culture and diversity.

Overview for Hawthorne, OR

3,262 people live in Hawthorne, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $56,966. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38 years

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Around Hawthorne, OR

There's plenty to do around Hawthorne, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hunt & Gather Provisions Deli, Bottles and Cans, and Taste of the Nation.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.72 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.84 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 2.68 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.44 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.38 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Hawthorne, OR

Hawthorne has 1,852 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hawthorne do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,262 people call Hawthorne home. The population density is 76,129.066 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.64 / 47.36%

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