The Maplewood neighborhood is located in southwest Portland and is bordered by Ashcreek, Multnomah, and Hayhurst. The population as of 2016 was 2,610.There is a strong sense of community in the neighborhood.
Maplewood is quiet and primarily residential, with winding roads and firmly rooted trees that have been in the neighborhood for decades. Like several of the surrounding neighborhoods in southwest Portland, it can feel more like a rural community than a neighborhood located in a major metropolitan area. Downtown Portland is just a quick drive away, but Maplewood feels removed from fast paced city life. This is part of the neighborhood’s appeal for those who enjoy a rural neighborhood with the proximity to the city for work and leisure.
Home styles vary throughout the neighborhood. The average home was built in 1963.
Maplewood is primarily residential, but is located near the Multnomah neighborhood which is known for its shopping and dining. Restaurants such as Marco’s Café and Grand Central Bakery are local favorites. Amenities can also be found in the nearby Garden Home area. Lamb’s Garden Home Marketplace is a one-stop shop for all grocery needs. Across the street, the Garden Home Recreation Center offers classes for children and families, a fitness center, camps, and community activities.
April Hill Park is a popular spot for enjoying the outdoors in Maplewood. The park incudes both paved and unpaved paths, picnic tables, a playground, soccer field, and more. Additionally, Gabriel Park is within close proximity to Maplewood. Gabriel Park includes walking trails, a playground, an area for dogs to run freely without a leash, and more.
Maplewood is located both near the suburbs and the city—it is a relatively quick commute to both downtown Portland as well as the more suburban areas, like Garden Home, Raleigh Hills, and Beaverton.
Zip Code: 97219
Most errands require a car
A few nearby public transportation options
Minimal bike infrastructure