The Laurelhurst neighborhood is a historic and picturesque area located in Southeast Portland, Oregon. Known for its beautiful homes, tree-lined streets, and proximity to parks, Laurelhurst is highly regarded for its residential charm, serene atmosphere, and sense of community.

Key features of the Laurelhurst neighborhood include:

  1. Historic Homes and Architecture: Laurelhurst is renowned for its well-preserved historic homes, including Craftsman-style, Colonial Revival, Tudor, and Bungalow homes dating back to the early 20th century. The neighborhood features tree-canopied streets and well-manicured lawns, adding to its aesthetic appeal.

  2. Laurelhurst Park: The neighborhood is home to Laurelhurst Park, a beloved and scenic park spanning 26 acres. The park features walking paths, ponds, tennis courts, picnic areas, and a playground, making it a popular spot for recreation, gatherings, and outdoor activities.

  3. Residential Charm: Laurelhurst maintains a peaceful and residential feel, offering a tranquil setting for residents. The neighborhood's quiet streets and proximity to nature contribute to its appeal as a desirable place to live.

  4. Community Engagement: The Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association is active in fostering community engagement, organizing events, and advocating for neighborhood interests. It plays a role in maintaining the neighborhood's character and quality of life.

  5. Proximity to Amenities: While Laurelhurst offers a serene atmosphere, it's conveniently located near commercial areas, restaurants, cafes, and shops along nearby streets like Belmont and Stark. Residents have easy access to urban amenities without sacrificing the neighborhood's peaceful ambiance.

  6. Close-Knit Community: The neighborhood has a strong sense of community, with residents actively involved in local events, activities, and neighborhood improvement initiatives.

  7. Schools and Education: Laurelhurst is served by several well-regarded public schools, contributing to its attractiveness for families seeking quality education options.

  8. Historic Designation: Parts of the Laurelhurst neighborhood are designated as historic districts due to its architectural significance and preservation efforts to maintain the area's historic character.

Overview for Laurelhurst, OR

4,772 people live in Laurelhurst, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $69,507. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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45 years

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Around Laurelhurst, OR

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

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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Three Sisters Nixtamal, Mudd Works Roastery, and Mama Pauline's African Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.31 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.58 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.75 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.35 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.58 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.55 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Laurelhurst, OR

Laurelhurst has 1,774 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Laurelhurst do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,772 people call Laurelhurst home. The population density is 10,101.02 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.75 / 47.25%

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Schools in Laurelhurst, OR

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The following schools are within or nearby Laurelhurst. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Laurelhurst Elementary School
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