Raleigh 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.
IndexRaleigh HillsOregonNational
Cost of living index148117100
IndexRaleigh HillsOregonNational
Goods & Services index122122100
Groceries index116116100
Health care index114114100
Housing index227122100
Transportation index111111100
Utilities index8989100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Raleigh Hills, OR is shown above. Compared to the state average of Oregon the cost of living index in Raleigh Hills, OR is 148, which is 27% higher than the average in Oregon and compared to the national average it is 48% higher than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Raleigh Hills, OR goods and services come in at equal to the average in Oregon and are 22% higher than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Raleigh Hills is 27% higher than the Oregon average.
  • The cost of living in Raleigh Hills is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Raleigh Hills is 127% 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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The salary calculator allows you to compare how much your current salary in Raleigh Hills, OR would be worth in another city. In other words, the salary calculator will adjust the figure you enter for cost of living so that you can determine how much more or much less you would need to earn while maintaining your current quality of living. If you are considering relocating to a more expensive city than Raleigh Hills, OR, the calculator will tell you how much more you need to earn so you can assess job offers more accurately. The Raleigh Hills, OR salary calculator is easy to use. All you do is enter the name of another city, then move the slider to your current income. After that, the salary calculator will crunch the numbers for you and give you the information you need about the place you are considering going. Additionally, it will show a detailed breakdown of the cost of living.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Raleigh Hills, OR, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Raleigh Hills, OR has a median income of about $103,194 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $2,408 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $42,795. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $998 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

Oregon Sales Tax

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Oregon Income Tax

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The Oregon sales tax and Oregon income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Raleigh Hills, 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

ItemRaleigh HillsNational 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%


ItemRaleigh HillsNational 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

ItemRaleigh HillsNational 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%


ItemRaleigh HillsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $493,000.00$175,700.00180.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,517.59$1,081.0340.4%
Apartment Rent $940.00$920.002.2%


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


ItemRaleigh HillsNational 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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Johnson City, OR57389-11%
Cornelius, OR12,06811010%
King City, OR3,35111111%
Orchards, WA21,25911212%
Vancouver, WA165,55411313%
Raleigh Hills, OR6,19714848%

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Decatur, TX6,20197-3%
Raleigh Hills, OR6,19714848%
Source: The Raleigh Hills, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.