Fastest-growing city in Oregon: Hillsboro

Fastest-growing city in Oregon: Hillsboro

Number of households: 35,876
Pct. Chg: +4% since 2008 (+31% since 2000)
Average household income: $73,942 (+21% since 2000)
Why: Hillsboro residents can get to Portland in about 20 minutes. While the area has shed jobs in finance, construction, manufacturing, and trade, there has been growth in the leisure and hospitality, education and health services, and government sectors.