Veneta 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.
IndexVenetaOregonNational
Cost of living index108117100
IndexVenetaOregonNational
Goods & Services index122122100
Groceries index116116100
Health care index114114100
Housing index93122100
Transportation index111111100
Utilities index8989100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Veneta, OR is shown above. Compared to the state average of Oregon the cost of living index in Veneta, OR is 108, which is 8% lower than the average in Oregon and compared to the national average it is 8% 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 Veneta, 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 Veneta is 8% lower than the Oregon average.
  • The cost of living in Veneta is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Veneta is 7% lower 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 is meant to help you compare your salary in Veneta, OR to your potential earning power in another city. This can help you deduce what your salary would need to be in any given city in order for you to live the same lifestyle that you do in your current city. In other words, if you plan on moving to a city where the cost of living is higher than in Veneta, OR, you'll have to make more money in the new city in order to maintain the lifestyle you currently enjoy. To use the Veneta, OR salary calculator, simply input the new city, then move the adjustable slider to match your current income. Once you've selected your income, the calculator will determine if that income is sufficient to support your standard of living in the new city you entered. The calculator will also supply you with a rundown of living costs in the new city.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$58,859$4,905$1,373$1,766
Renters$31,231$2,603$729$937
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Veneta, OR as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Veneta, OR homeowners, is $58,859. This would allow for a maximum of $1,373 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $31,231 which would result in a maximum of $729 to be spent on rental costs.

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 Veneta, 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

ItemVenetaNational 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

ItemVenetaNational 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

ItemVenetaNational 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

ItemVenetaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $169,400.00$175,700.003.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,517.59$1,081.0340.4%
Apartment Rent $782.00$920.0015.0%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemVenetaNational 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.
Junction City, OR5,5661077%
Coburg, OR1,02111414%
Eugene, OR158,13111717%
Veneta, OR4,6331088%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
LaBelle, FL4,63389-11%
Rock Hill, MO4,635100-0%
Marlow, OK4,63580-20%
River Ridge, FL4,63598-2%
Imperial, MO4,63096-4%
Veneta, OR4,6331088%
Source: The Veneta, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.