Gearhart 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.
IndexGearhartOregonNational
Cost of living index123112100
IndexGearhartOregonNational
Goods & Services index120111100
Groceries index117107100
Health care index110105100
Housing index152122100
Transportation index108114100
Utilities index7891100

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  • The cost of living in Gearhart is 10% higher than the Oregon average.
  • The cost of living in Gearhart is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Gearhart is 52% 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$55,972$4,664$1,306$1,679
Renters$27,938$2,328$652$838

Oregon Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Oregon0%0%

Oregon Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemGearhartNational avg.Difference
Haircut $25.26$15.5662.3%
Beauty Salon $54.47$36.1150.9%
Toothpaste $3.91$2.4758.1%
Shampoo $1.08$0.9611.6%
Movie $10.56$10.134.3%
Bowling $4.31$4.749.1%

Groceries

ItemGearhartNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.36$3.9834.4%
Fried Chicken $1.66$1.4118.2%
Milk $2.18$2.065.5%
Potatoes $2.10$2.9829.7%
Pizza $10.33$9.479.0%
Beer $9.67$8.7910.0%

Health Care

ItemGearhartNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $122.67$101.0421.4%
Doctor $121.58$107.4413.2%
Dentist $102.13$90.4213.0%
Ibuprofen $10.28$9.2810.8%
Lipitor $403.09$426.505.5%

Housing

ItemGearhartNational avg.Difference
Home Price $308,100.00$175,700.0075.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,625.94$1,133.2343.5%
Apartment Rent $893.00$920.002.9%

Transportation

ItemGearhartNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.58$1.9929.6%
Tire Balancing $26.80$45.7641.4%

Utilities

ItemGearhartNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.06$163.8111.4%
Phone $18.23$28.3935.8%
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.
Warrenton, OR5,08911111%
Astoria, OR9,50311414%
Jeffers Gardens, OR36311818%
Seaside, OR6,48112121%
Cannon Beach, OR1,54214242%
Gearhart, OR1,59212323%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Temple, PA1,59299-1%
Dunlap, IL1,5921022%
Shamokin Dam, PA1,59294-6%
Hubbard, TX1,59280-20%
Olathe, CO1,59190-10%
Gearhart, OR1,59212323%
Source: The Gearhart, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.