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im considering moving to Portland..what is it like?

the jobs? what is the cost of living like? and what do you like about living there? Tell me as much as you can about what it's like to live in Portland, Oregon? i know the weather is rainy, thats one of the reasons im considering it.. coming from Az...moved here last year from San Francisco

Asked By: RuBeeZy! - 11/14/2007
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The best part about Portland is that your about 90 mins from the mountains, and the Pacific Ocean and of course some Casinos. 3 Hours from Seattle and about 4-5 hours from Canada... More
Answered By: A decent answer - 11/19/2007
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Depends where you're moving from. It's a good place to live. Some of the parts are turning down right crappy, but there is a good core.
Answered By: alwaysmoose - 11/14/2007
 
Portland is a terrific city - if you can tolerate lots of grey weather. It rains less there than SF or Seattle, but it is overcast for what seems like 9 months of the year... More
Answered By: nonoelmo - 11/14/2007
 
Would you consider a new something?
Answered By: kewltim44 - 11/14/2007
 
the jobs? lots of people moving here without pre-arranged job. IT seems to work out... More
Answered By: dfa - 11/15/2007
 
I go to portland every other month, my gf lives there, its one of my fav. cities. specially downtown portland, im thinking of moving there my self.
Answered By: OM - 11/15/2007
 
Well, I work at PDX and live with in 15 miles of that area...it took me over an hour to get home this afternoon......Thats not normal here.....well, it didnt used to be. TOO MANY people here.
Answered By: I got you babe - 11/16/2007
 
i have a love/hate relationship with pdx... More
Answered By: Ursus - 11/16/2007
 
there is hiking logging waterfalls river fishing all under a threat of rain...
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Answered By: four trains - 11/17/2007
 
Appartments anywhere from 1600$ In downtown portland to 280$ sharing house or appartment. It has no sales tax! The public metro system is crazy awesome, go anywhere on the MAX (Train in the city, very convenient) and buses, crime rate isnt bad at all, safe overall, its a fun city with nice people, homeless downtown... More
Answered By: Jad - 11/19/2007
 
If you liked San Fran you will like Portland. Everyone I have ever met that has moved here from the Bay Area loves it... More
Answered By: zeebarista - 11/20/2007
 
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