Beaverton Oregon is a suburb on the western border of Portland and is one of the fastest developing areas in Oregon. Beaverton is the fifth-largest city in Oregon with over 95000 residents making it the second-largest Portland suburb. Beaverton is a robust community with large headquartered companies the third-largest school district in the state and strong citizen and business involvement yet maintains a friendly and accessible persona that makes BeWarner Pacific is dedicated to seeing individuals families and communities flourish. As an urban college designed to serve students from diverse backgrounds Warner Pacific is dedicated to seeing individuals families and communities flourish. As an urban college designed to serve students from diverse background saverton a desirable place to live and work. Beaverton citizens are actively involved with the City as its engaged residents and local businesses collaborate to help shape the direction of the community.
Beaverton is seven miles west of Downtown Portland in the heart of the “Silicon Forest” whose high tech manufacturing jobs provide the livelihood and stable sustainable jobs for the region. Over 300 high tech companies are located in the Beaverton/Washington County area including Intel and Tektronix. Beaverton is also home to athletic footwear and apparel company Nike and food manufacturer Reser’s Fine Foods. Scores of other companies large and small contribute to a strong local economy.
Beaverton was named one of the 100 Best Places to Live in America by Money Magazine in 2010 & 2012 for providing ample opportunities for its residents to stay active. And in 2009 Beaverton was named the best place to raise kids (Top 10 Best Places to Raise Your Kids Business Week) due to the parks located within a half mile of every resident a 25-mile network of bike paths and highly regarded public and private schools.
Housing options range from single family houses on quiet cul-de-sacs to urban-core condominiums near shops and light rail transit stations. From new developments to established neighborhoods Beaverton’s got it. For those who prefer the urban lifestyle The Round offers urban lifestyle living complete with light rail transit to Downtown Portland or Portland International Airport. A drive around the area will avail a variety of condominiums and townhomes of all styles and price ranges.
Every neighborhood within Beaverton also provides plenty of options to rent. Near schools near shopping or the country individuals and families will find a wide range of apartment options to fit their needs in Beaverton.
Beaverton residents enjoy a vast array of life-enhancing amenities including the region’s largest farmers market a new library more than 100 parks bike paths and hiking trails and an award-wining and highly utilized parks department – Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District. The district provides boundless opportunities for recreation including organized sports special-interest classes as well as over 200 parks with over 60 miles or trails that link neighborhoods to schools playgrounds nature shops and restaurants.
There are over 38500 students in 46 schools from grades K-12 in the Beaverton School District. Beaverton is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Oregon with over 90 different languages spoken in area schools. Beaverton students’ SAT scores consistently rank among the nation’s highest.
City of Beaverton: 503-526-2222 www.beavertonoregon.gov
Chamber of Commerce: 503-644-0123 www.beaverton.org