In the page below you will find links to resources, stories, and demographic information relating to this neighborhood.

Neighborhood Statistics

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

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Northwest District is located in Northwest Portland in the Willamette River watershed. The neighborhood is a dense mix of commercial and residential, with bustling retail districts along NW 23rd and NW 21st Avenues. This region of Portland is also known as the “Alphabet District”, and has many historic buildings and landmarks. Northwest District is a part of the Neighbors West/Northwest Coalition.


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