Sullivan's Gulch is a mixed urban and residential area that is located within walking distance to dining, shopping, and other entertainment. This well-established community has a mix of older East Portland homes, usually mid-sized to larger family homes located on streets with mature trees. There are also some lovely vintage apartments, and plexes for rent, as well as some newly developed condominiums for a more urban lifestyle.
According to the 2000 Census approximately 2,575 people reside in the Glenfair community, with approximately 72% being renters and 28% home owners. Portland is the largest city in Oregon, and the fourth largest city on the west coast. The Portland Metro Area is home to nearly 2 million people, and sits approximately 78 miles from the ocean and 65 miles from the Cascade Mountains.
In 2008 Money Magazine named Portland one of the "Top 10 Places to Live". Portland is also well known for its strong land-use planning and investment into public transportation. Some of the larger Portland employers include Nike, Columbia Sportswear, Tektronix, Precision Castparts Corp, and Mentor Graphics Corp.