Bend cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexBendOregonNational
Cost of living index121117100
IndexBendOregonNational
Goods & Services index122122100
Groceries index116116100
Health care index114114100
Housing index137124100
Transportation index111111100
Utilities index8989100

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  • The cost of living in Bend is 3% higher than the Oregon average.
  • The cost of living in Bend is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bend is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Oregon general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Oregon state income tax is 125% higher than the national average.

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Oregon Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Oregon0%0%

Oregon Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Oregon5%9.9%

Goods & Services

ItemBendNational avg.Difference
Haircut $25.20$14.5972.7%
Beauty Salon $46.60$34.6834.4%
Toothpaste $3.42$2.4738.3%
Shampoo $1.72$1.0268.3%
Movie $10.15$9.872.9%
Bowling $3.45$4.3921.4%

Groceries

ItemBendNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.65$4.483.9%
Fried Chicken $2.69$1.4683.7%
Milk $1.97$2.3616.4%
Potatoes $2.73$3.0610.8%
Pizza $11.00$9.2419.0%
Beer $8.85$8.632.5%

Health Care

ItemBendNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $124.50$99.7824.8%
Doctor $131.85$105.0325.5%
Dentist $101.00$88.7013.9%
Ibuprofen $14.45$9.4153.5%
Lipitor $251.31$298.5015.8%

Housing

ItemBendNational avg.Difference
Home Price $275,000.00$181,400.0051.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,517.59$1,081.0340.4%
Apartment Rent $909.00$889.002.2%

Transportation

ItemBendNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.30$2.099.9%
Tire Balancing $52.33$45.2915.6%

Utilities

ItemBendNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$151.02$170.8011.6%
Phone $25.01$28.2611.5%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Redmond, OR26,1861088%
Deschutes River Woods, OR5,62711818%
Tumalo, OR34712525%
Sunriver, OR1,33214747%
Seventh Mountain, OR25217575%
Bend, OR77,06312121%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New Rochelle, NY77,07416565%
Redwood City, CA77,03618787%
Napa, CA77,12114545%
Edinburg, TX77,17473-27%
Fishers, IN76,8351011%
Bend, OR77,06312121%
Source: The Bend, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.