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Revision as of 02:39, 17 March 2006
- Gresham is the fourth largest city within the state of Oregon. Gresham Oregon has an estimated population of 95,816 since 2003 in comparison with overall estimated population of the state of Oregon, 3,559,596 in 2003 according to the Census Bureau.
- The population is broken down by nationality in 2000: White persons 82.7%, Black or African American persons 1.9%, American Indian and Alaska Native persons 0.9%, Asian persons 3.3%, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3%, Persons reporting some other race 7.0%, Persons reporting two or more races 3.8%, Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin 11.9% according to the Census Bureau.
- There is an 83.1% of high school graduates of age 25+ and an 18.4% of college graduates of age 25+ reported in 2000 according to the Census Bureau.
- In the city of Gresham, the median value of an owner-occupied home is $159,700 in 2000, while in 1999 the median household income was $43,442 according to the Census Bureau.
Portland International Airport is located approximately 22 miles from Gresham. PDX is the largest airport located in the state of Oregon. Portland International Airports provides airline services through many companys.
- Oxbow ParkOxbow Park is a great place to have family picnics, barbeques with friends, and swim in the river. There are many activities that can take place at Oxbow Park. There are areas within the park that allow people to camp over night.
- 3010 SE Oxbow Parkway Gresham, Oregon 97080
- (503) 663-4708
In Gresham there is one known movie theater for its cheap prices and good movies. This movie theater is known as the Mt. Hood Theater. The style of the theater is older. When visiting, people find a more comforting atmosphere compared to a regular movie theater. Adult admission costs $4 for two movies and children & seniors admission costs $3 for two movies. You can never find these prices at a Regal Cinema!
- 401 E. Powell Gresham, Oregon 97030
- (503) 665-0604
Gresham Station is one of the largest shopping areas in town. There are several stores to shop around in. What makes Gresham Station such an easy accessible shopping area is that it is located right next to the MAX light rail line. Gresham Station offers such a wide variety of interest different shoppers.
Restaurants are all over the city, but it is difficult to find restaurants with great food to offer. Here is a list of fantastic dining places:
- Szechuan Open Kitchen
- Highland Pub & Brewery
- Koji Osakaya Japanese Restaurant
- La Carreta
- Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakeries
- Lucky's Bar & Grill
- Wall Street Pizza
- Old Chicago
- Persimmon Country Club-Grille
- Thai Orchid
- Don Pedros
- Orginal Roadhouse Grill
- Sunny Han's Wok and Grill
- Teriyaki King