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Living in Kerns Portland

Kerns is the 10th most walkable neighborhood in Portland with 5,336 residents.

Kerns has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Sullivan's Gulch, Buckman, Irvington, Lloyd District, Laurelhurst, Hosford-Abernethy and Grant Park.

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Walk Score of Kerns, Portland, OR

Kerns is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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See See Motorcycles & See See Coffee

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3158 East Burnside Street

Daily errands do not require a car in Kerns Portland.

Kerns is the 10th most walkable neighborhood in Portland with a Walk Score of 90.

Find apartments in Portland's most walkable neighborhoods: Pearl, Old Town Chinatown and Downtown.

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Kerns Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Kerns to other Portland neighborhoods.

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Population

8 Sunnyside 91 52 98 7,350
9 Hosford-Abernethy 91 60 98 7,314
10 Kerns 90 64 96 5,336
11 Buckman 90 61 99 8,472
12 King 90 51 86 6,102

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 186 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Kerns.

People in Kerns can walk to an average of 13 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Pambiche

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Heart

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thumbnail for See See Motorcycles & See See CoffeeMix motorcycles, art and Stumptown #coffee to get one of the most interesting hangouts on the East side of Portland. Get your moto tuned while you sip.

Justin Houk
on See See Motorcycles & See See Coffee

Transit Score of Kerns, Portland, OR

Kerns has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Kerns Portland apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Kerns has good public transportation and about 5 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Kerns on public transit.

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Kerns has about 17 car shares from Zipcar and Getaround.

Bike Score of Kerns, Portland, OR

Kerns is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in Kerns

= Lowest Crime

Kerns has average property crime and less personal crime per person than the Portland average.

Kerns Crime Rate

Compared to all Portland neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Kerns Portland?

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City State Diner

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Laurelhurst Theatre

thumbnail for Laurelhurst TheatreLove coming here to get a slice of pie, beer, and watch a movie. Reasonably priced tickets, makes a fun date night.

Wendi Super
on Laurelhurst Theatre

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