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Where to Retire in Milwaukie and Home Prices

Since 2012, the median home value has risen and was $359,900 at the end of 2018.

What is special about Milwaukie

The town, known as "Dogwood City of the West",  is located on the Wiliamette River with parks, a town center, community gardens, and a light rail system for easy access to Portland.

What is not special about Milwaukie

High cost of living; winters are chilly

Climate and Physical Environment

Milwaukie's average January temperature is about 40 degrees, the average July temperature is 70 degrees. The town gets about 45 inches of rain and only about 4 inches of snow annually.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Milwaukie boasts over a dozen parks including an aquatics park and a brand new water front park with a boat launch and amphitheater.   There is a historical district, and the attractive town center offers shops and dining.  The community does hold events and festivals throughout the year, as do some of the individual Neighborhood Districts, and the Milwaukie Arts Committee works to connect the arts with the community.  For more entertainment and the cultural scene, Portland is just a few miles away.

Crime

The crime rate in Milwaukie is low.

Medical facilities

Providence Milwaukie Hospital serves the area.

Transportation

Amtrak is 6 miles away in Oregon City, or 7 miles away in Portland; Portland International Airport is about 17 miles away. A light rail system is being constructed which will connect Milwaukie to Portland.

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