Portland is about 70 miles away from the Pacific ocean and is a beautiful city, sitting between the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. Residents enjoy unparalleled sights, sounds and food throughout the city. Average rent within 10 miles of Portland, Oregon is 1126 a month and there is a definite upward trend. Apartments are highly sought after and rent very quickly. Portland hosts the largest open air arts and crafts market in the United States with hundreds of artists, tantalizing food vendors and a variety of live music. The city is definitely made for walking. There are magnificent displays of public art and sculptures along the short city blocks; residents love the ability to get out and about without needing a car. DoNotRent.com has thousands of Portland apartment reviews. Write your own rating about apartments you have rented or looked at and let others know what you have seen.