Arnold Creek District Neighborhood Guide

Arnold Creek neighborhood is located in Southwest Portland. It is bordered by the West Portland Park, Markham, Marshall Park, and Collins View neighborhoods.

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Arnold Creek Neighborhood Features

Arnold Creek sits in a forested area in southwest Portland, and its namesake flows through the neighborhood, adding to its natural, greens pace atmosphere. Arnold Creek truly is the best of both worlds. Nature lovers who live here enjoy peace and quiet, with an abundance of birds and other wildlife, while Downtown Portland is less than 15 minutes away via I-5.

Arnold Creek Neighborhood Parks

Maricara Natural Area

Maricara Natural Area, known as “The Jewel” of southwest Portland, is a mixed evergreen-deciduous forest on the north end of Arnold Creek neighborhood. It includes a wetland, native plants, older second-growth forest, and a protected stream. Visitors enjoy an abundance of wildflowers in the spring.

Maricara Natural Area – SW Trails 5

Tryon Creek State Natural Area

While Tryon Creek State Natural Area technically borders Arnold Creek, a small section of the park flows into the southeast corner of the neighborhood, giving residents easy access to hiking and horse trails, bicycle paths, and more.

Tryon Creek State Natural Area – 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

Arnold Creek Community Resources

Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association

Southwest Neighborhood Events

Arnold Creek Schools

Elementary school: Stephenson Elementary School
Middle school: Jackson Middle School
High school: Wilson High School

Arnold Creek Neighborhood Vibe

Arnold Creek has a quiet suburban feel with few businesses, nestled in a lush forested area.

Arnold Creek Neighborhood Stats

Zip code 97219

Local Crime Stats

Census Data

Total Population

Population Density: 2,724.6
Total Population: 6,237
Percent Population Increase Between 2010 and 2020: 10.9

Total Population by Age

Total Population Age 18 and Over: 5,015
Percent Population Age 18 and Over: 80.4

Total Population by Race

Total White alone: 5,147
Percent White alone: 82.5
Total Hispanic or Latino: 173
Percent Hispanic or Latino: 5.8


Total Housing Units: 2,577
Total Occupied Housing Units: 2,479
Percent Occupied Housing Units: 96.2

Arnold Creek Neighborhood Real Estate and Homes

You’ll find a variety of homes in Arnold Creek neighborhood from a few older historic homes to newer homes and many in between from mid-century all the way through the 1980s.

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