An overview of the general cost of living index for Cedar Mill, OR is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Cedar Mill, OR enjoy a cost of living index of 143. This index is 23% higher than the Oregon average, and 43% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Cedar Mill, OR, the average cost of goods and services is equal to it is in Oregon, and it is 22% higher than the national average.