With a diverse economy, strong schools and outstanding parks, Tigard is one of the most livable cities in Oregon. Since its incorporation in 1961, the city has grown to become a desirable and affordable community in the Portland metro area. Residents enjoy access to 18 miles of trails and nearly 550 acres of parks and open spaces.
Residents have a range of public transportation choices to nearby Portland, Beaverton and Hillsboro. Other amenities include shopping at Bridgeport Village and Washington Square Mall as well as easy access to multiple full-service medical facilities. The Cascade Mountains, Oregon’s famed beaches and the Columbia Gorge are all accessible as day trips.
A Revitalized Downtown
Tigard’s historic and walkable downtown offers unique shopping, eating and drinking establishments, transit connections and access to bike and pedestrian trails. The area is undergoing a transformation into a local destination. The city, in partnership with downtown and business stakeholders, has revitalized its downtown with public art, LED street lights and multiple trail connections, creating a walkable destination for residents and visitors alike.
|Tigard Community Profile|
|Location||10 miles southwest of Portland, Oregon in Washington County|
|City Facility Locations||Civic Center, Library, Police|
|Population||51,253 (2015 Census estimate)|
|Average Annual Rainfall||37.4 inches|
|Elevation||Highest: 713 feet at Bull Mountain Summit
Lowest: 104 feet at Cook Park Riverfront
|Square Miles||13 (incorporated area)|
|Number of Businesses||2,852 (as of 9/15)|
|Median Household Income||$62,576|
|Median Home Value||$311,100|
|Permanent Tax Rate||$2.51310 per $1,000/Assessed Value|