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Moving to Portland

During the early 1900s, the City of Roses had a reputation for being one of the most dangerous port cities in not only the United States but in the entire world. But since the 1960s, Portland has redefined itself into the charming city known for its trendy, hipster atmosphere we recognized today.

With a population of 632,300 in Portland, it is the largest city in Oregon and takes the third spot among cities in the Pacific Northwest. The area has generated a large number of well-known names including Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons television show. Also from the area are Beverly Cleary, famous author of popular books about the young girl named Ramona, as well as Gus Van Sant, Hollywood director of moves like Good Will Hunting.

Moving to Portland? PDX Movers are the top-rated moving company serving this great city and its nearby suburbs. Trust us to handle your upcoming relocation and enjoy a calm, stress-free transition to your new location.

Good neighborhoods span every corner of the city starting with the Pearl District, a family-friendly urban community with skyscrapers and a local art institute. Many young entrepreneurs and blue-collar workers have made their homes in the bustling neighborhood of Mississippi. While close to downtown, you’ll find Humboldt, one of the fastest growing communities in the city.

If you’re looking for fun things to do in Portland, take a visit to the Oregon Zoo which is home to rare breeds like red pandas, African painted dogs, and Asian Elephants. Another popular attraction is the Portland Japanese Garden with nearly 6 acres of gardens, waterfalls, and other gorgeous scenery. The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, also known as OMSI, is also a fun experience with its planetarium, hands-on exhibits, and large theatre.

In the Portland School District, parents will find strong education programs at Ainsworth Elementary and Bridlemile Elementary, as well as West Sylvan Middle School for junior high students. The area is home to top-rated schools, including Lincoln High which is ranked among the top ten high schools in the state. Portland also hosts large 4-year colleges like Portland State University and the University of Portland.

In a thriving economy, Portland jobs aren’t hard to come by. Precision Castparts, a manufacturer of components for aircraft are the cities largest employer with over 30,000 workers. Another large company is the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), specializing in medical education, research, and clinical practice at their two local hospitals. Then there is Daimler Trucks North America, one of the largest engineering manufacturers of commercial vehicles and semi-trucks in the country.

When it comes to Portland weather, you can expect enjoyable temperatures in the mid-30s at the coldest and low 80s at the highest. Though you can anticipate about 37 inches of rain annually, the area still offers plenty of comfort with about 150 sunny days per year. It’s a great place for anyone seeking somewhere with cooler weather that doesn’t want to deal with snow.

5-Star Moving Services

It’s no surprise a city loaded with so many opportunities continues to see growth year after year. If you’re thinking about moving to Portland, we would love to help you with the switch. The PDX Movers team offers high-quality moving services dedicated to making your transition smooth, simple, and safe.

Are you in the Portland area and scouring the web with questions like “who are the best moving companies near me?” Take a sigh of relief because our local movers are the most professional and reliable team you’ll find to help you with your move in this area. Whether you’re shifting into a home across the street or on the other side of town, we’ll ensure everything goes exactly as it should.

And for anyone heading from this area to a different city or even another state, we offer our dependable crew of long-distance movers. They are specially trained to pack, transport, and unload your belongings to make sure all of it reaches the new destination in the same condition as when it left.

Is your business preparing to relocate into a larger office or warehouse space? We can help with that as well! Our commercial movers understand the importance of business operations and how any changes from normal operations can be stressful. Let us handle the workload of your move so you can keep your focus on what really matters: your clients.

Ready to get started with our moving services? Give us a call today at (503) 746-8795 to learn more or to schedule a consultation. You can also fill out the form at the top of this page to request a free moving estimate.

Weather for Portland, OR
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Demographic Info for Portland, OR
648,121
Population
32 years
Median Age
$427,500
Median Home Value
$66,187
Median Household Income
24.7 mins
Average Commute
53.6%
Own vs. Rent
Schools in Portland, OR
15188 NW Central Dr #202
Portland, OR 97229
Type: Private School
15188 NW Central Dr
Portland, OR 97229
Type: Private School
11775 NW McDaniel Rd
Portland, OR 97229
Type: Elementary School
10265 NW Cornell Rd
Portland, OR 97229
Type: Elementary School
4155 NW Saltzman Rd
Portland, OR 97229
Type: Elementary School
9935 NW Durrett St
Portland, OR 97229
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Portland, OR
Screen Door
Screen Door
2337 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214
Yelp Rating for Screen Door
Sweet Lemon Vegan Bistro
Sweet Lemon Vegan Bistro
4888 NW Bethany Blvd
Portland, OR 97229
Yelp Rating for Sweet Lemon Vegan Bistro
Gyro House Mediterranean Grill
Gyro House Mediterranean Grill
530 SW 205th Ave
Beaverton, OR 97006
Yelp Rating for Gyro House Mediterranean Grill
Oyatsupan Bakers
Oyatsupan Bakers
16025 SW Regatta Ln
Beaverton, OR 97006
Yelp Rating for Oyatsupan Bakers
Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya
Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya
11830 NW Cedar Falls Dr
Portland, OR 97229
Yelp Rating for Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya
Tasty n Alder
Tasty n Alder
580 SW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
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Things to Do in Portland, OR
Washington County Museum
17677 NW Springville Rd, Portland, OR 97229, United States
3.2 
Pirate Park
Near NW Energia Street between NW Brandberry Drive and, NW Graf St, Portland, OR 97229, United States
4.5 
St. Johns Bridge
8600 NW Bridge Ave, Portland, OR 97203, United States
4.7 
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221, United States
4.5 
Washington Park
4033 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221, United States
4.7 
Portland Children
4015 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221, United States
4.5 

Moving to Portland, OR Resources

You’re going to love it! Here are some useful links to help you get settled in.

City of Portland, OR Website – Learn more about the City of Portland and the services and amenities available to Portland residents

Portland, OR Wikipedia Page – Get information on the City of Portland on Wikipedia

Portland, OR Facebook Page – Follow the City of Portland on Facebook during your relocation to Portland

City of Portland, OR Jobs – Browse Portland job listings prior to your Portland relocation

Portland, OR Jobs – Find a job in the Portland

Portland, OR, Real Estate – Need to find a new home in Portland? Check out the real estate listings for homes for sale across Portland

City of Portland, OR Police – Connect with the City of Portland police department

City of Portland, OR Business – Ease into your move with the help at the Official City of Portland website

City of Portland, OR YouTube – The City of Portland’s official YouTube channel is here to assist with your move to Portland

City of Portland, OR Twitter – Follow and Tweet with the City of Portland while planning your move to Portland

Portland, OR Rotary – Get involved with the City of Portland Rotary after your move to Portland

BBB Portland, OR – City of Portland BBB to help you find businesses and services for your move to Portland

Portland, OR Chamber of Commerce – The hub for connections and business collaboration at the City of Portland

Utilities at Portland, OR – If you’re moving to Portland you will want to get your utilities setup sooner than later

Parks in Portland, OR – Bring the family and enjoy the parks in Portland

Events in Portland, OR – Upcoming events and more throughout the entire city. Go have some fun.

  • 5 star ratingNic, Zach and Josh moved our belongs from storage to our new house. Well, that's what movers do, yes, but these guys were great. Very professional, polite, communicative and super hard working. Among our things were more than 35 boxes... read more

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    Howard R.
    12/10/2019

    5 star ratingReasonable pricing, great service. The guys were respectful of my belongings and put together my bed for me which was a huge stressor for me. Charged for it, but it was worth it. No hidden fees

    Jesse M. Avatar
    Jesse M.
    5/09/2019

    5 star ratingThe movers themselves were incredibly nice and efficient in packing up my entire apartment for a cross-country move, but the real stand out of PDX Movers is David. The company that handled our actually delivery in NYC really managed to... read more

    Anna C. Avatar
    Anna C.
    12/14/2018

    Ryan, Edward, Isiah, and Cirilo were fantastic! What a wonderful group that made our move a lot easier. Cari did an awesome job with the initial estimate. Great team work by the whole group at PDX Movers. Highly recommend...

    Monika K. Avatar
    Monika K.
    10/18/2019
  • 5 star ratingAustin and Damien were absolutely fantastic.  Incredibly timely, professional and took great care of our items.  We had a horrific experience with Zippy Shell, but the silver lining was that they used these movers to unload our goods and they... read more

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    Shoe M.
    12/21/2015

    5 star ratingI have used this company several times for moves around the Portland area and they are by far the best company out there. Great value for your money. My sister has used them in the past as well.

    They are...
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    Theresa S.
    9/22/2014

    These guys are the best! All my sons moving notified me at 3 pm the day of my move that they would not be able to move me. PDX movers were able to put together a crew in 30 min.... read more

    Troy K. Avatar
    Troy K.
    10/07/2019

    5 star ratingPDX Movers was great!  The guys were friendly and helpful and did a fantastic job troubleshooting the move of my giant refrigerator from one house to another, plus a bunch of my other furniture and assorted boxes.  They were calm... read more

    Carrie P. Avatar
    Carrie P.
    5/25/2014
  • 5 star ratingGabriel and Tom delivered our vanity today and not only were they on time, but they called ahead to let us know when they would be here to make sure we were ready for them.  When they arrived they were... read more

    Jen D. Avatar
    Jen D.
    3/27/2019

    5 star ratingWe recently moved from our previous location in Beaverton to another home about 10 blocks away. We called PDX Movers to move all of our heavy furniture and decided to move all of the other boxed, small, and loose items... read more

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    Tracy P.
    11/06/2015

    5 star ratingHooray for PDX Movers! Fantastic service!
    I had JUST bought a sofa off Craigslist, impulsively handing cash to the seller without fully thinking through the getting-it-home process.  The seller's parting words were  "It's REALLY heavy." Uh oh.  "Great., no problem"...
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    Lara T. Avatar
    Lara T.
    11/21/2013

    5 star ratingThese guys are the best. A few weeks ago, Mike, Chris, and Aaron unloaded a 26ft Penske truck that I had driven from out of state. All I can say is that these guys were AWESOME! On time, finished the... read more

    Chris P. Avatar
    Chris P.
    6/17/2013
  • I recently moved all my stuff into storage and I was of course stressed about the move, how to do it, will it all fit? Ryan and Guillermo showed up, parked their truck like pros in an awkward spot and... read more

    Kristine A. Avatar
    Kristine A.
    5/16/2019

    Gabriel and Tom delivered our vanity today and not only were they on time, but they called ahead to let us know when they would be here to make sure we were ready for them. When they arrived they... read more

    Jen D. Avatar
    Jen D.
    3/27/2019

    5 star ratingI ordered a sofa from Wayfair.  Not only did I order a sofa ONLINE, but I ordered a sofa that required ASSEMBLY.  There were problems with the delivery from Wayfair to PDX Movers.  After a couple of weeks, it was... read more

    Stephanie S. Avatar
    Stephanie S.
    5/15/2018

    5 star ratingPDX Movers assisted me with moving into Portland from out of State.  I wasn't sure I was going to hire movers and looked to yelp after loading our stuff in a trailer and found PDX Movers.  We had used Estes... read more

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    Jonathan A.
    3/01/2014
  • 5 star ratingI used Yelp to request quote from 11 movers available in my area. From the beginning Mike responded all my questions in detail and approached "caring and helpful way" than the others. He offered free no obligation survey to give... read more

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    Ethan K.
    1/22/2019

    4 star ratingExcellent customer service, friendly movers, careful with my belongings. Able to do a move on a Sunday, reasonable price. They provided coverings for furniture . I would use them again!

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    Maryam H.
    10/15/2018

    Christian and Tom were a great team and a pleasure to work with. They gave us a call half an hour before they were to arrive and were very polite. They were respectful of our home and furniture and thoroughly... read more

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    dinah r.
    5/21/2019

    4 star ratingI'd say VERY nearly 5 star-rating for this company!

    The movers took a little longer than we were quoted for/expected (3.5 hours when we were *hoping* for 3), but the customer service from all ends was fantastic. The movers worked...
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    Jessica S. Avatar
    Jessica S.
    12/07/2013
  • 5 star ratingWe recently used PDX MOVERS to deliver a cabinet that we purchased.
    Dalton and Nick were our delivery crew. They were fantastic. Very professional, courteous, and fast. They did a great job for us.

    I have used a lot of movers and...
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    Paul D. Avatar
    Paul D.
    5/13/2018

    5 star ratingWe needed a King Bed and a couple of pieces of furniture moved from storage unit to our house before Christmas for visiting friends.  PDX movers were able to move our things the next morning ! Ethan and Deron  did... read more

    Greg G. Avatar
    Greg G.
    12/19/2018

    Great service! Careful, fast, and efficient movers. They listened and were hugely helpful. I will be using them again.

    Mike A. Avatar
    Mike A.
    11/13/2019

    5 star ratingMichael and Dalton came today and loaded my moving cage. They were professional and polite. Plus they loaded it as efficiently as possible, with not a single open space.

    I wasn't worried about any of my stuff being broke or...
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    Christine W.
    9/21/2017
  • 5 star ratingMiguel and Nick were super friendly and professional with my delivery. They delivered a couch from Wayfair...we love that too by the way. They called when they were close to my apartment and were very careful not to bump or... read more

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    K H.
    3/24/2018

    5 star ratingI hired PDX Movers last year when I had to get out of my apartment pretty quickly. I was completely unprepared for the move- almost nothing was packed or cleaned. The apartment was messy and cluttered, and I had a... read more

    Olivia J. Avatar
    Olivia J.
    4/06/2013

    5 star ratingPDX movers helped us out last minute when NW Movers failed to show up. Should have done the SMART thing and go with PDX certified movers in the first place. David and Austin are very hard workers and did a... read more