Eagle Point 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.
IndexEagle PointOregonNational
Cost of living index112117100
IndexEagle PointOregonNational
Goods & Services index122122100
Groceries index116116100
Health care index114114100
Housing index106122100
Transportation index111111100
Utilities index8989100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Eagle Point, OR is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Eagle Point, OR enjoy a cost of living index of 112. This index is 4% lower than the Oregon average, and 12% 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 Eagle Point, OR, the average cost of goods and services is equal to it is in Oregon, and it is 22% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Eagle Point is 4% lower than the Oregon average.
  • The cost of living in Eagle Point is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Eagle Point is 6% 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$68,680$5,723$1,602$2,061
Renters$36,230$3,019$845$1,087
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Eagle Point, OR as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Eagle Point, OR homeowners, is $68,680. This would allow for a maximum of $1,602 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $36,230 which would result in a maximum of $845 to be spent on rental costs.

Oregon Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Oregon0%0%

Oregon Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Oregon5%9.9%
The Oregon sales tax and Oregon income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Eagle Point, OR. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Oregon sales tax is 0% and the maximum surtax is 0%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Oregon income tax rates range from 5% to 9.9%.

Goods & Services

ItemEagle PointNational 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

ItemEagle PointNational 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

ItemEagle PointNational 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

ItemEagle PointNational avg.Difference
Home Price $188,900.00$175,700.007.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,517.59$1,081.0340.4%
Apartment Rent $958.00$920.004.1%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemEagle PointNational 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.
Butte Falls, OR4381011%
Gold Hill, OR1,0541044%
White City, OR8,3551044%
Phoenix, OR4,4651088%
Central Point, OR17,44311111%
Eagle Point, OR8,59911212%

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Bacliff, TX8,60683-17%
Cold Springs, NV8,6061033%
Eagle Point, OR8,59911212%
Source: The Eagle Point, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.