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Should You Move To Wilsonville Oregon?

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Should You Move To Wilsonville Oregon?

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Are you thinking about a move to Wilsonville Oregon? If so, you’re making a smart choice!

Located just 18 minutes from Portland, Wilsonville is a great place to live because it’s close to downtown Portland but it’s still small enough to make you feel like you’re living in a small town.

Wilsonville offers a wide variety of benefits to residents including good stores, restaurants, low crime rate and a good school district.

In this article we will provide you with more information about Wilsonville so that you will know if a move to Wilsonville is right for you.

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Why Move To Wilsonville Oregon?

Wilsonville is a city primarily in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. A portion of the northern section of the city is in Washington County. It was founded as Boones Landing because of the Boones Ferry which crossed the Willamette River at the location; the community became Wilsonville in 1880. The city was incorporated in 1969 with a population of approximately 1,000. The population was 13,991 at the 2000 census, and grew to 19,509 as of 2010.

Best Places to Live in Wilsonville, Oregon

Large-city complex – Northwest Oregon along the Columbia River and Oregon-Washington border. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Wilsonville, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
 Attractive downtown
 Arts and culture
 Educated population
Cons
 Economic cycles
 Cost of living
 Clouds and rain

 

What Bert Has To Say About Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area

Today’s Portland area is a wonderfully well-evolved, progressive and cosmopolitan Pacific Northwest center located at the junction of the Willamette and Columbia rivers, Originally founded as a trading center, Portland first grew during local gold rushes but then evolved first into a forest and food products processing and shipping point, now more recently into a center for the knowledge economy. The greater Portland area includes Vancouver, Washington across the Columbia River. South of the Columbia, numerous neighborhoods and communities spread east, south along the Willamette River, and west up into wooded plateaus west of downtown.

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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country: 
United States

State: Oregon
County: Clackamas County
Metro Area: Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal

Schools: See Local Schools

City: Wilsonville
Zip Codes: 97070
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 39 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY

The unemployment rate in Wilsonville is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wilsonville jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING

Compared to the rest of the country, Wilsonville’s cost of living is 37.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wilsonville’s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Wilsonville, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today’s Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING

Clackamas county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION

Wilsonville’s population is 22,789 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 20.6%. Learn More…

TRANSPORTATION

Average Commute time is 25.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More…

REAL ESTATE

The median home cost in Wilsonville is $482,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS

Wilsonville public schools spend $10,276 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.2 students per teacher in Wilsonville. More Education

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Local Schools
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District boasts high parent and community involvement and has hung onto smaller class sizes, despite continued growth, says Lesh. Students are served by three elementary schools, one middle school and Wilsonville High School.

The Center for Research in Environmental Sciences and Technologies, or CREST, established in 2001 and dedicated by the famed anthropologist, Dr. Jane Goodall, provides hands on, inquiry-based science education programs to all district students at no charge.

Family Fun
Storytime, complete with costumes and props, has earned a following at the Clackamas County Library branch in Wilsonville, with standing-room only crowds in attendance.

Greenspaces are abundant and include Graham Oaks Nature ParkCoffee Lake Wetlands, and Memorial Park along the waterfront. Water features at Murase Plaza and Town Center Park draw families on hot summer days.

Bullwinkle’s Family Fun Center draws crowds of all ages year round for rides, mini-golf, laser-tag and more.

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