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Neighborhood Statistics

These graphs are derived from Census data aggregated to neighborhood boundaries.

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King neighborhood is located in Northeast Portland in the Willamette River and Columbia Slough watersheds. Like many Northeast Portland neighborhoods, King has historically had one of the highest proportions of African American residents in the city, though from 2000 to 2010 that population dropped by almost 50%, according to the U.S. Census bureau. King was an early neighborhood to gentrify, starting in the late 1990’s, centering around the retail and commercial Alberta Arts District. The Arts district is host to the popular Last Thursday art walk. King is a part of the Northeast Coalition of Neighbors.


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