Oak Hills 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.
IndexOak HillsOregonNational
Cost of living index128112100
IndexOak HillsOregonNational
Goods & Services index120111100
Groceries index117107100
Health care index110105100
Housing index166122100
Transportation index108114100
Utilities index7891100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Oak Hills, OR is displayed above. In Oak Hills, OR, the overall cost of living index is 128, which is 14% higher than the Oregon average and 28% higher than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Oak Hills, OR, the city's goods and services are 8% higher than the Oregon average and 20% higher than the U.S. average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Oak Hills is 14% higher than the Oregon average.
  • The cost of living in Oak Hills is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Oak Hills is 66% 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$104,798$8,733$2,445$3,144
Renters$47,853$3,988$1,116$1,436
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Oak Hills, OR, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Oak Hills, OR homeowners have a median income of $104,798. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $2,445 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $47,853, which means there is a maximum of $1,116 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

Oregon Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Oregon0%0%

Oregon Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Oregon5%9.9%
One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Oak Hills, OR is the Oregon sales tax and Oregon income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Oregon sales tax rate is 0% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 0%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Oregon income tax rates range from 5% to 9.9%.

Goods & Services

ItemOak HillsNational 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

ItemOak HillsNational 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

ItemOak HillsNational 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

ItemOak HillsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $325,000.00$175,700.0085.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,625.94$1,133.2343.5%
Apartment Rent $1,132.00$920.0023.0%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemOak HillsNational 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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Johnson City, OR57387-13%
Cornelius, OR12,0681088%
King City, OR3,3511088%
Gaston, OR7031099%
Vancouver, WA165,55411010%
Oak Hills, OR11,94612828%

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Mount Washington, KY11,95691-9%
Prairie Ridge, WA11,93511212%
Oak Hills, OR11,94612828%
Source: The Oak Hills, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.