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Raleigh Hills, Oregon

Raleigh Hills is a neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. It is located in the southwest hills in Washington County, with Beaverton to the west, West Slope to the north, and Progress to the south.

As of the 2000 census, the neighborhood had a total population of 5,865.


Raleigh Hills is located at 45°29'5" North, 122°45'20" West (45.484790, -122.755575)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the neighborhood has a total area of 4.0 km² (1.5 mi²). 4.0 km² (1.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 5,865 people, 2,586 households, and 1,561 families residing in the neighborhood. The population density is 1,480.1/km² (3,829.5/mi²). There are 2,786 housing units at an average density of 703.1/km² (1,819.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 90.08% White, 0.99% African American, 0.31% Native American, 3.10% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 3.34% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. 5.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,586 households out of which 25.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% are married couples living together, 6.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% are non-families. 33.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the neighborhood the population is spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the neighborhood is $60,714, and the median income for a family is $83,300. Males have a median income of $60,186 versus $34,769 for females. The per capita income for the town is $37,839. 7.4% of the population and 5.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 11.7% are under the age of 18 and 2.0% are 65 or older.