Bethany is a small but growing community in Washington County, Oregon. It's situated just north of US Route 26 near Beaverton and Cedar Mill - which makes it easily accessible for those living on either side to get there as well!
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Weather in Bethany
Bethany has a similar climate to Greater Portland, with a moderate oceanic climate. The summers are warm and dry, while the winters can be cold, rainy, overcast, and cloudy. Why move to Bethany from other parts of the Pacific Northwest? Bethany is sunnier than other cities in the area like Seattle.
High temperatures can be expected to reach 45 degrees Fahrenheit in December. Average temperatures in Bethany are 81 degrees Fahrenheit in August, which is the warmest month.
Are you moving to Bethany with children or are you planning to start your own family? Beaverton School District serves the community. It also serves students from Aloha, Hillsboro, and other unincorporated areas. There are 34 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, and 6 high schools in the district.
There are many nationally-rated schools that serve Bethany. The top ten public high schools of Oregon are the School of Science & Technology and the International School of Beaverton. Both schools have outstanding test scores and a 100% graduation record.
Within 50 miles, there are many colleges and universities.
- Oregon College of Art and Craft (5 Miles)
- University of Portland (5 mi)
- Multnomah College (8 miles)
- Portland State University (8 mi)
- Concordia University-Portland (10 Miles)
- Portland Community College (10 Miles)
- Lewis & Clark College (11 Miles)
- Reed College (12 Miles)
- Pacific University (13 mi)
Top Industries and Average Income
Bethany is a wonderful place to live and enjoy a rewarding career. It is home to the highest average household income in Oregon, with an average household earning $121,000 annually. This is more than Beaverton or Hillsboro. Bethany also boasts a lower unemployment rate and a lower poverty level than the Oregon average.
Bethany residents have a high education level, with over half of them holding at least a bachelor’s degree. Many residents of Bethany, OR commute to Portland for work because they are only 11 miles away. However, many others work in nearby communities such as Beaverton. Many people in Bethany work within the tech industry, given Portland's reputation for being the "Silicon Forest".
- Columbia Sportswear
- Tektronix, Inc
- IBM - Linus Technology Center
- International Paper