Best Places to Live in Oregon

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Oregon by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Oregon is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Oregon has a population of 3,930,065 and a population density of 39.6. The capital city is Salem and the largest city in Oregon is Portland. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Rivergrove, ORPopulation: 26785A+FA+A+AA+C+
2Durham, ORPopulation: 1,23584A+FA+ABAC+
3Cedar Mill, ORPopulation: 15,11883AFA+AAA+C
4Maywood Park, ORPopulation: 1,00883A+DA+ABB+C+
5Bull Mountain, ORPopulation: 8,99083AFA+A+AAC
6Government Camp, ORPopulation: 13183D+DA+A+A+AC+
7Sherwood, ORPopulation: 18,08883A+DA+AB+AC+
8Raleigh Hills, ORPopulation: 6,86183A+FA+A+BAC
9Garden Home-Whitford, ORPopulation: 6,49083A+DA+ABAC
10West Slope, ORPopulation: 6,67682A+FA+AC+AC
11Cedar Hills, ORPopulation: 9,27382A+DA+ABB+C
12Beaverton, ORPopulation: 90,25482A+DA+B+BB+C
13West Haven-Sylvan, ORPopulation: 7,01682BFA+A+B+AC+
14West Linn, ORPopulation: 25,15882BFA+A+B+AC+
15Hood River, ORPopulation: 7,11581A+DA+B+BAC+
16Butteville, ORPopulation: 12981FDA+A+A+A+C+
17Oak Hills, ORPopulation: 11,00581ADA+AB+AC
18Metzger, ORPopulation: 3,44381A+DA+B+C+B+C
19Silverton, ORPopulation: 9,19381A+D+A+B+C+B+C+
20Island City, ORPopulation: 1,02281BA+A+B+C+BD+
21Stafford, ORPopulation: 2,21181CFA+AAA+C+
22Milwaukie, ORPopulation: 20,39181A+DAB+C+B+C+
23Rockcreek, ORPopulation: 9,48880BDA+AB+AC
24Lake Oswego, ORPopulation: 36,81380C+FA+A+B+A+C+
25Canby, ORPopulation: 15,77080A+DA+BBB+C+
26Wilsonville, ORPopulation: 19,26280AFA+B+C+AC+
27Sisters, ORPopulation: 2,11580A+DA+AC+B+D+
28Corvallis, ORPopulation: 54,34180A+DAACB+C+
29Enterprise, ORPopulation: 1,95280BA+A+BCBD+
30Ashland, ORPopulation: 20,18680A+FB+A+CAC+
31Oregon City, ORPopulation: 31,90479A+DAB+BB+C+
32Tetherow, ORPopulation: 7779FDA+A+A+A+D+
33Gearhart, ORPopulation: 1,49879BDA+AC+AC
34Cannon Beach, ORPopulation: 1,37379AFA+B+CA+C
35Baker City, ORPopulation: 9,79079A+A+A+BD+CF
36John Day, ORPopulation: 1,95879CA+A+B+D+CC
37Bandon, ORPopulation: 3,05379AD+A+B+D+BC
38Albany, ORPopulation: 50,23979A+CABCBC+
39Beavercreek, ORPopulation: 4,07079D+DA+AB+AC+
40Tualatin, ORPopulation: 26,10679A+DB+B+BAC+
41Hermiston, ORPopulation: 16,65079A+A+B+C+C+C+C
42Seventh Mountain, ORPopulation: 25279FDA+A+A+A+D+
43Philomath, ORPopulation: 4,56479CCA+AC+BC+
44Jennings Lodge, ORPopulation: 7,13379A+DABC+BC+
45Joseph, ORPopulation: 1,00079D+A+A+ACBD+
46Wood Village, ORPopulation: 3,87079A+BA+CCCC+
47Tigard, ORPopulation: 48,36679A+DBB+BAC
48Jacksonville, ORPopulation: 2,77579BDA+ACAC+
49Happy Valley, ORPopulation: 14,05078DFA+AAAC+
50Condon, ORPopulation: 59878CA+A+AD+D+C+
51Seaside, ORPopulation: 6,44178A+DAB+CB+C
52Athena, ORPopulation: 1,06878CA+AB+C+C+C
53South Lebanon, ORPopulation: 1,24478CCA+AC+BC+
54La Grande, ORPopulation: 13,02778A+A+C+B+CC+D+
55King City, ORPopulation: 3,13878B+D+A+ACBC+
56Aurora, ORPopulation: 91378BDAAB+B+C+
57Black Butte Ranch, ORPopulation: 12978FDA+A+BA+D+
58Manzanita, ORPopulation: 40778B+FA+AD+AC
59Carlton, ORPopulation: 1,95578C+D+A+B+C+BC+
60St. Helens, ORPopulation: 12,80778A+CABC+BC
61Sandy, ORPopulation: 9,49878A+DB+B+C+BC+
62Bend, ORPopulation: 77,06378A+DBAC+B+D+
63Oceanside, ORPopulation: 24078DDA+A+BAC
64Ruch, ORPopulation: 1,03078DDA+B+BAC+
65Brookings, ORPopulation: 6,31577A+DAB+CB+C
66Eagle Crest, ORPopulation: 1,58677D+FA+A+B+AD+
67Dundee, ORPopulation: 3,16177D+DA+B+BB+C+
68Prairie City, ORPopulation: 1,01177CA+A+BD+CC
69Mulino, ORPopulation: 2,47277DFA+B+B+AC+
70Keizer, ORPopulation: 36,40277AD+ABC+BC+
71Oatfield, ORPopulation: 14,59477BDAB+BB+C+
72Oak Grove, ORPopulation: 17,26277ADB+B+C+B+C+
73Depoe Bay, ORPopulation: 1,28577C+DA+ACB+C
74Dallas, ORPopulation: 14,63277A+D+B+BC+BC+
75Troutdale, ORPopulation: 15,96477A+DBB+BB+C+
76Hillsboro, ORPopulation: 91,99877ADABBB+C
77McMinnville, ORPopulation: 32,09277A+D+B+BCBC+
78Canyonville, ORPopulation: 2,03877C+BA+C+CC+C+
79Newberg, ORPopulation: 22,06377A+D+C+BC+BC+
80Sunriver, ORPopulation: 1,33277C+FA+ACA+D+
81Pacific City, ORPopulation: 1,07877C+FA+A+D+AC
82Waldport, ORPopulation: 1,81877BCA+BCBC
83Bethany, ORPopulation: 20,50577FFA+A+AAC
84Bunker Hill, ORPopulation: 1,89277A+BA+CFC+C
85Tangent, ORPopulation: 1,25577DCA+AC+BC+
86Brownsville, ORPopulation: 1,52476CCA+BCBC+
87Pilot Rock, ORPopulation: 1,60176FA+A+B+C+CC
88Roseburg, ORPopulation: 21,54276A+CCB+CBC+
89Yachats, ORPopulation: 67576BDAACAC
90Amity, ORPopulation: 1,63676CCA+BC+BC+
91Rainier, ORPopulation: 1,80776D+CA+BBBC
92Heppner, ORPopulation: 1,45376FA+A+BD+CC
93Cayuse, ORPopulation: 3276FAC+A+BBC
94Pendleton, ORPopulation: 16,68476A+A+DC+C+C+C
95Neahkahnie, ORPopulation: 11576BDA+A+FA+C
96Central Point, ORPopulation: 17,07876AD+BBC+BC+
97Halsey, ORPopulation: 1,01576DCA+B+C+C+C+
98Mount Hood Village, ORPopulation: 4,67976FDA+ABB+C+
99Willamina, ORPopulation: 1,68576CBA+BD+C+C+
100Elgin, ORPopulation: 1,52876DA+A+BD+D+D+
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