The Lents neighborhood in the Southeast section of Portland, Oregon is bordered by SE Powell Blvd. on the north, the Clackamas County line or City of Portland line on the south, SE 82nd Ave. to the west, and roughly SE 112th on the east. The NE corner overlaps with the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood. In addition to Powellhurst-Gilbert on the north and east, Lents also borders Foster-Powell, Mt. Scott-Arleta, and Brentwood-Darlington on the west and Pleasant Valley on the east.
The neighborhood is one of the larger in the city at 3.75 mi²; one of its oldest; and one of its most diverse, with many Asian, Russian/Eastern European, and Latino immigrants, although among locals Lents still has the reputation of being white and lower class.
Lents is six miles southeast of downtown Portland and lies within the 97266 ZIP code.
Currently, the average rents in this neighborhood are approximately:
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