The Mill Park neighborhood is located in Northeast Portland, surrounded by the Hazelwood neighborhood and bordering the Powerllhurst-Gilbert neighborhood. The population as of 2016 was 9,399 and the median age was 33. It is one of the more diverse neighborhoods in Portland, with around half of the population identifying as white, and a sizeable portion identifying as Hispanic, Asian, and other ethnicities.
The neighborhood is a family-friendly location in Portland and is virtually surrounded by the Hazelwood neighborhood, which encompasses some of the larger commercial districts in the city. Mill Park residents enjoy the benefits of living nearby these commercial zones but the added plus of living in a more residential-oriented neighborhood.
The Mill Park neighborhood offers great access to surrounding neighborhoods and the freeway, and is a great location for those who would like to live in a family-oriented area with the benefits of living nearby the urban core of the city.
Mill Park Attractions
Mill Park residents can utilize the East Portland Community Center, which includes a basketball court, fitness room, gymnasium, kitchen, meeting room, party room, playground, preschool program, rock climbing wall, indoor swimming pool, weight room, and also offers wireless internet access.
In addition, Mill Park residents are also in close proximity to the neighborhood’s namesake—Mill Park. The park includes both paved and unpaved trails. Other parks in the area include Midland Park, North Powellhurst Park, and more. The parks are often the site for family and community events, and offer a great venue for meeting others and enjoying outdoor activities.
Because of the neighborhood’s proximity to major travel thoroughfares, Mill Park residents can find any number of amenities within a short distance of home.
Zip Code: 97216
Most errands can be accomplished on foot
Most errands require a car
Some errands can be accomplished on foot