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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Oregon 2018

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  • Ontario, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,045
  • Ontario is a small welcoming town that holds an average of 10,500 residents. The city's school district is equipped with a host of charter, public and private schools nearby. Residents like me are
75
  • Baker City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,757
64
  • Milton-Freewater, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,059
67
  • Umatilla, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,986
73
  • Pendleton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,861
  • It is much cheaper to live in Pendleton, OR than the other cities in the state of Oregon. The cost of living and crime rates are below the national average. I find that living in Pendleton, OR has
74
  • Hermiston, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,150
  • I remember when I was first discussing with my grandmother my move to Hermiston. She clearly though the whole time I was talking about my grandfather named Herman for some reason. After talking with
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  • La Grande, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,079
  • I like how people are nice and they care about people i like how they are never rude and you can always make a friend there but scene I moved to california in 2015 it is hard to make friend but in church
64
  • Madras, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,504
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  • Altamont, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,113
  • Altamont, Oregon is a cute little town. After living there, I look back and see it as a homey city. There are many ammenities, but the town overall is small compared to the bigger cities. Like most
65
  • Klamath Falls, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,322
  • Klamath Falls is a perfect place to live for a nature lover and adventurer like me. It's sunny, we have the beautiful Klamath Lake, and there are beautiful parks. Moore Park is full of trails which have
61
  • Sweet Home, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,171
66
  • Prineville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,419
69
  • Sutherlin, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,883
55
  • Green, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,616
53
  • Roseburg North, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,876
63
  • Winston, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,364
69
  • Lebanon, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,162
  • My family and I created spectacular memories while living in Lebanon Oregon. The city is Linn County. Lebanon is southwest of Salem Oregon. This is a great place with friendly people. Here, there are no
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  • Sheridan, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,054
59
  • White City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,709
67
  • Independence, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,982
65
  • Four Corners, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,963
  • I love the city of Four Corners Oregon. This city has a lot to offer because it is simple but close to the big city. With the location of the city close to Salem, it becomes a part of the Salem
69
  • Woodburn, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,765
  • Woodburn, Or is a great place to visit no matter the season you're visiting. In the fall, The Woodburn Outlet Center is the perfect place to get new clothing for back to school, or filling up a college
68
  • Hayesville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,653
  • I experienced a good stay while living in Hayesville Oregon. The city is located in Marion County Oregon. Hayesville is just outside of Salem Oregon. The urban town is very budget friendly. Homes and
67
  • Coos Bay, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,129
  • We have travelled thru Coos Bay many times and always felt comfortable, so much so we're considering moving there. Love the idea of Bi-Mart, fun little funky get whatcha need kind of store and already
65
  • Cottage Grove, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,889
73
  • North Bend, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,635
69
  • Tillamook, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,063
68
  • Springfield, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 60,611
  • I moved to Springfield, OR after living on the east coast for ten years. When I got to the west coast, I was a little shocked at the difference in weather, but I have been here for two years now and love
68
  • Roseburg, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,201
  • I have lived here 2 years in Roseburg. Here are my thoughts of this community. I like that the air is clean. Only 4 weeks of the year the air quality is bad due to pollen in the spring and the smoke
77
  • Dallas, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,175
  • My family has been living in Dallas, OR since I was a baby. I am grown and married with a family of my own now, and I still live in this beautiful community. We love it here. This is one of the best
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  • The Dalles, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,276
  • I adore living here; I cannot think of another place I would rather be. It is a small quaint diversified community with friendly people. There is an array of outdoor activities to partake in. Thus, I am
67
  • Florence, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,597
  • Theres rain. A lot of it. Not much at all for children to do. In fact its considered a retirement town. Theres a casino there. That people are still trying to get rid of. And its been there for
74
  • Junction City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,735
71
  • St. Helens, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,169
  • I call St. Helens, Oregon my home and have for 16 years now. This is a small-town and if you are looking for a slow-paced lifestyle, then this is the place for you. The local crime rate is low and
75
  • Albany, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,919
  • I lived in Albany, Oregon for almost six months back in 2005. I relocated to California from Albany only because my husband had a military transfer that we could not refuse. While living in Albany I
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  • Salem, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 161,975
  • Salem is often unfairly dismissed as boring and frequently treated like the bland stepsister of Portland.How unfortunate because Salem has so much to offer: beautiful parks, gardens and public
65
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,776
  • Grants Pass is a lovely small town full of small town people who will mostly carry on living there forever just like their parents did. Nothing wrong with that I suppose. It's a pretty town with a river
69
  • Monmouth, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,919
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  • Central Point, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,793
  • My family loves Central Point, OR. Very nice, small town feel. Nice parks & neighborhoods, great for families. The downside? The Rogue Valley is like a bowl and it gets fogged in in winter and in the
65
  • Stayton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,875
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  • Creswell, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,154
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  • Cornelius, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,241
  • Family was an intrinsic part of the culture while living in Cornelius Oregon. Cornelius has a above average school system with a positive graduation rate. I appreciate the school's efforts to keep my
60
  • Talent, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,323
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  • Redmond, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,998
  • I've been living in Redmond for several years now but it didn't take me long to appreciate the natural beauty of the area. It's a short drive from a number of sprawling national forests which can make
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  • McMinnville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,724
  • I just moved from McMinnville due to the increase in homeless people and crime. The city does not know what to do and there are large loopholes in local laws which allow RVs, buses, cars to park for days
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  • Keizer, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,497
  • I've been living in Keizer for almost a year now and really like it so far. I've grown up on the west coast and Keizer immediately felt like home to me. One thing I like a lot about the city is that it
63
  • Eagle Point, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,790
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  • Warrenton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,260
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  • Medford, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 78,856
  • As it seems to me that just about everything important (and also boring) that can be said about Medford OR has already been stated, I will add my two cents worth for what I feel is important, and not
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  • Molalla, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,867

Finding an affordable place to live in Oregon is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Oregon that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Oregon. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Oregon.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Oregon with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Oregon, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Oregon, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.