Willamette Valley

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Scenic, natural beauty marries a refined lifestyle in this rural Oregon community 
 
 
Located less than half an hour from the great city of Portland rests the glorious Willamette Valley, a rural region that has long drawn comparisons to California’s Napa Valley, and for a good reason, too. The splendid valley boasts more than 600 vineyards of its own, in addition to exceptional restaurants, breweries, art galleries, and boutiques. Aside from its elegant venues, the valley teems with sublime trails lined with immense, old-growth trees, pockets gleaming with waterfalls, romantic bridges, pastures brimming with horses, and spellbinding vistas.
 
Willamette Valley offers an impressive selection of gorgeous estates. Single-family homes on large stretches of land, sprawling estates with epic views, and brick beauties behind striking landscapes and iron-wrought gates are luxuriously nestled into the countryside, granting its residents ongoing tranquility.
 

What to Love

  • A picturesque community offering a high quality of life 
  • Filled with natural wonders such as waterfalls and hot springs
  • A palpable artistic spirit
  • Superb dining and wineries
 

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Willamette Valley specifically choose this region because of its serenity and beauty. Life operates at a slower pace than in nearby Portland. It allows locals and visitors to savor its simpler but no less compelling pleasures. Artists, families with young children, professionals who work remotely or in Portland, and retirees are all drawn to the valley’s lush rolling hills and bounty of outdoor recreational activities.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Willamette Valley has a global reputation for its fabulous pinot noir, but its fresh crop of restaurants is a surefire sign that it’s also officially entering the nation’s culinary scene.
 
Humble Spirit is a testament to this. Known and cherished for its outstanding farm-to-table cuisine, this rustic-chic venue prides itself on its sustainable, delicious meals. Dive into a plate of pickled vegetables with creamy squash hummus, share braised oysters with garlic and butter, and relish a bowl of cavaletti pasta with brown butter and sage, all before indulging in tender slices of pear with whipped cream, wine syrup, and crumbled fennel. 
 
For residents of Willamette Valley, special occasions are often celebrated at the destination restaurant, Okta. Executive chef Mathew Lightner is a genius in the kitchen, plating out dishes that celebrate the Pacific Northwest’s bounty and hyper-fresh, succulent seafood. This is pure luxury at its finest.
 
Equally enticing is Conservatory Bar, the most alluring tavern in the region and the optimal alternative when residents want to trade in their wine for expertly crafted libations. Try the Night Call with bergamot gin, Jasmine pearl, strawberry, pink peppercorn, and lemon for a tangy and refreshing concoction. Meanwhile, The Painted Lady is ideal for romantic date nights. The intimate restaurant, tucked into an old Victorian, serves an out-of-this-world tasting menu that has received more than one nod from the James Beard Foundation.
 

Things to Do

Life in the Willamette Valley is the ideal combination of sophistication and rugged outdoor fun. Visiting the wineries throughout the region is the best way to while away a weekend. Alexana Winery is especially enchanting.
 
Outdoor enthusiasts can connect with nature at Black Rock MTB Trails, where you’ll discover a fantastic and exhilarating trail system. Post-ride, you can head to any one of the valley’s world-class craft beer breweries, like the beloved Snow Peak Brewing Company in Stayton. When the urge to hike strikes, you’ll be amazed by the 1,700 miles of trails at Willamette National Forest, a place resplendent with shimmering alpine lakes and fields upon fields of wildflowers. 
 

Schools

Willamette Valley is vast and there are many schools in the region. Some notable schools  include:
 

 

 

Overview for Willamette Valley, OR

5,332 people live in Willamette Valley, where the median age is 33.7 and the average individual income is $24,453.91. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,332

Total Population

33.7 years

Median Age

High

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

$24,453.91

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Willamette Valley, OR

Willamette Valley has 2,341 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Willamette Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,332 people call Willamette Valley home. The population density is 3,446.79 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,332

Total Population

High

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

33.7

Median Age

48.31 / 51.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
2,341

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$24,453.91

Average individual Income

Marital Status

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Willamette Valley, OR

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The following schools are within or nearby Willamette Valley. 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
Standard Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
Waverly Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Montessori Sundborn Childrens House
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
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