Eugene 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.
IndexEugeneOregonNational
Cost of living index117117100
IndexEugeneOregonNational
Goods & Services index122122100
Groceries index116116100
Health care index114114100
Housing index123124100
Transportation index111111100
Utilities index8989100

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  • The cost of living in Eugene is equal to the Oregon average.
  • The cost of living in Eugene is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Eugene is 23% 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

ItemEugeneNational 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

ItemEugeneNational 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

ItemEugeneNational 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

ItemEugeneNational avg.Difference
Home Price $244,600.00$181,400.0034.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,517.59$1,081.0340.4%
Apartment Rent $838.00$889.005.7%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemEugeneNational 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.
Springfield, OR59,3471088%
Junction City, OR5,4451088%
Veneta, OR4,49611010%
Creswell, OR4,97311010%
Coburg, OR94211414%
Eugene, OR156,22211717%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Pembroke Pines, FL155,57811111%
Lancaster, CA155,4961077%
Cape Coral, FL155,4051022%
Salem, OR154,83511010%
Peoria, AZ154,56699-1%
Eugene, OR156,22211717%
Source: The Eugene, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.