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Neighborhood Statistics

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Kerns neighborhood is located in Northeast and Southeast Portland in the Willamette River watershed. The I-84 freeway makes up its northern border.
Retail and commercial centers thrive along East Burnside st., NE Glisan and NE 28th Ave. Benson High School is within the neighborhood’s boundaries. There are two parks in Kerns– Buckman Park and Oregon Park. is a part of the Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program Coalition.


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