An overview of the general cost of living index for Newberg, OR is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Newberg, OR enjoy a cost of living index of 112. This index is equal to 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 Newberg, OR, the average cost of goods and services is 8% higher than it is in Oregon, and it is 20% higher than the national average.