Milwaukie

Milwaukie

Welcome to Milwaukie

The sweet spot between urban sophistication and natural serenity
 
Milwaukie beckons with its vibrant charm, perfectly nestled along the picturesque Willamette River. As a tranquil yet bustling enclave just a stone's throw from the lively hub of Portland, Milwaukie promises a harmonious blend of serene living and modern conveniences. The town's real estate landscape boasts a rich tapestry of offerings catering to varied tastes, from quaint riverfront homes to contemporary townhouses. Nature enthusiasts will adore the lush parks and scenic pathways, ideal for leisurely strolls or invigorating morning jogs. The local farmers' market brims with fresh produce, artisanal goods, and a genuine community spirit. With delightful cafes, boutique stores, and cultural events peppering its streets, Milwaukie provides an enriching, relaxed, and vibrant lifestyle. Discover the heart of Oregon living in Milwaukie — a community where every corner holds a promise of home.
 

What to Love

  • Spanning two counties, offering ultimate flexibility
  • A splendid mix of riverfront homes, urban farms, and downtown lofts
  • A stone's throw from Portland
  • Proximity to the MAX Orange Line and gourmet food carts
  • A stone’s throw away from Elk Rock Island and Downtown Milwaukie

Local Lifestyle

Embrace the enchanting allure of Milwaukie, Oregon, where the simple joys of life are celebrated daily. Locals treasure the vibrant downtown area, rich with charming cafes, boutique shops, and seasonal events that bring the community together. The scenic beauty of the Willamette River offers countless opportunities for riverside picnics, kayaking adventures, or simply soaking in the view. Just a short drive away, the dynamic cityscape of Portland awaits, making day trips for cultural experiences, gourmet dining, or shopping sprees convenient and enticing. Whether it's savoring a freshly brewed coffee in a cozy downtown corner or exploring the bustling streets of nearby Portland, Milwaukie serves as the perfect base for a lifestyle filled with diverse experiences and cherished moments.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Gramma's Corner Kitchen beckons with the warm allure of homestyle cooking. Celebrated for dishes that evoke fond memories of cherished family gatherings, this establishment serves up comfort on a plate. Each meticulously crafted meal mirrors the timeless recipes passed down through generations. Locals and visitors alike revel in the cozy ambiance reminiscent of a beloved grandmother's dining room. From hearty breakfasts to delectable lunches, Gramma's Corner Kitchen promises a culinary experience that's not just about satiating hunger but also about reliving the heartwarming moments of yesteryears. Dive into a taste of tradition, right in the heart of Milwaukie.
 
Milwaukie Pizza Company stands as a testament to the art of authentic pizza-making. A favorite amongst locals, this pizzeria showcases an array of flavors handcrafted with the freshest ingredients and a dash of culinary passion. Each slice offers a perfect blend of a crispy crust, tangy sauce, and melt-in-your-mouth toppings. Beyond just pizza, the menu bursts with diverse offerings to satisfy every palate. Whether you're craving a classic Margherita or something adventurous, Milwaukie Pizza Company delivers an experience that's both delightful and memorable, making it a must-visit for every pizza aficionado.
 

Things to Do

The Main Street Max Station is the ticket to a life of unparalleled convenience. Offering much more than mere transit, this iconic station is virtually a prelude to an ensemble of experiences that await in Milwaukie and beyond. A quick ride puts residents close to the area’s most highly anticipated festivals and community events. For those with a penchant for organic kale and handcrafted trinkets, the Milwaukie Sunday Farmers Market is a must-visit. The market is a bustling hive of activity where one can revel in the vibrant atmosphere and socialize with other like-minded neighbors.
 
Residents will also want to earmark First Friday and First Saturday Concerts on your social calendar. The winter season lights up with Winter Solstice & Christmas Ships Viewing events, where you can sip mulled wine as grand ships adorned in twinkling lights drift by — a spectacle worth every Instagram story!
 

Schools

  • Sojourner School
  • Milwaukie Academy of the Arts

Overview for Milwaukie, OR

31,326 people live in Milwaukie, where the median age is 39.9 and the average individual income is $36,576.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,326

Total Population

39.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$36,576.72

Average individual Income

Around Milwaukie, OR

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

78
Very Walkable
Walking Score
65
Bikeable
Bike Score
43
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Clinton Market, Hartnell Farms, and Virta Pilates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.1 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.06 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.36 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.7 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.86 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.18 miles 52 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Milwaukie, OR

Milwaukie has 13,618 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Milwaukie do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 31,326 people call Milwaukie home. The population density is 4,205.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,326

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.9

Median Age

49.58 / 50.42%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
13,618

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$36,576.72

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Milwaukie, OR

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Milwaukie. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Portland Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Linwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Milwaukie El Puente Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Milwaukie Academy of the Arts
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Lewelling Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
St John The Baptist Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ardenwald Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5

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