Numerous residential neighborhoods surrounded by natural beauty. That's what residents experience when they live in Tualatin, Oregon. A city of around 27,000 people, it is located just ten miles from Portland and 40 miles from the Pacific Coast. Various neighborhoods make up Tualatin, including City Center. The majority of real estate in this area consists of small to medium sized apartments and townhouses. The average rental price is $1,000. The Norwood neighborhood features many medium to large sized multi-bedroom homes with a median price of $354,000. There are also a few apartments and high rises in Norwood. Most homes within Norwood are not very old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. Those looking to come to Norwood can also consider the Stafford neighborhood. This is a higher priced area of medium to large sized homes, with the average median price $636,000. It is also a neighborhood containing many newer homes built from 2000 on.
For educational needs, the city is served by the Tigard-Tualatin School District. It consists of ten elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. The district's schools have received top marks for student performance and student attendance. The Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center serves the health needs of the community with acute care services, a breast health center, interventional cardiology department, cancer center, and sleep disorder lab. The city also has a low crime rate. While Tualatin has an annual rainfall of just under 40 inches, it only receives an average of 2 inches of snow a year and has mild summers, with the average July temperature around 79 degrees.
Residents can enjoy the upscale shops at Bridgeport Village or golf at the Tualatin Country Club. For an outdoor adventure, there is the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. There are also numerous municipal parks with amenities like sports fields, dog parks, playgrounds, trails, and picnic areas. Take in a concert or admire the lake and fountain at Tualatin Commons.