Woodland Park is among the smallest neighborhoods in Portland. It is exclusively residential—there are no businesses, commercial areas, schools, or parks. However, it is located within close proximity to a number of lauded shopping and dining areas.
The population as of 2016 was 308. The neighborhood is bordered by Madison-South, Hazelwood, and Parkrose Heights. There are 98 residences total in the neighborhood. With an active neighborhood association and plenty of opportunities to get involved (included a “Neighbor’s Night Out” event and annual neighborhood clean-up day), the Woodland Park neighborhood is a small but close-knit community.
Under half of Woodland Park residents have a household member under the age of 18. The median age of residents is 38, and home ownership is just over 50%.
Woodland Park Attractions
Woodland Park is primarily residential. There are no business or commercial areas in the neighborhood. However, it is located near the Hazelwood, Madison South, and Parkrose Heights neighborhoods. The Hazelwood neighborhood encompasses more than 800 businesses and includes the Gateway Transit Center, the Mall 205 Shopping Center, the Gateway Shopping Center, Plaza 205, 205 Place, and Menlo Park Plaza.
Woodland Park is also nearby the Portland International Airport and two major freeways. Getting to and from the Woodland Park neighborhood is a relatively fast endeavor compared to other neighborhoods in the city.
There are also several parks within a short distance of the Woodland Park neighborhood, including the Hazelwood HydroPark and Community Garden, along with more than 12 acres of green space in the Parkrose Heights neighborhood. In addition, the Grotto is located in the nearby Madison South neighborhood. Community initiatives in Madison South, largely sponsored by City Bible Church, have also impacted the Woodland Park neighborhood in positive ways.
Zip Code: 97220
Some errands can be accomplished on foot.
Transit is convenient for most trips.
Some hills, excellent bike lanes.