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Overall 10%
Goods & Services 20%
Housing 70%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from C2ER in January, 2021; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexJohnson CityOregonNational
Cost of living90118100
Goods & Services120120100
Groceries113113100
Health care117117100
Housing30123100
Transportation129129100
Utilities8989100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Johnson City is 24% lower than the Oregon average
  • The cost of living in Johnson City is 10% lower than the national average
  • Johnson City housing is 70% lower than the national average
  • Oregon general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average
  • Oregon state income tax is 103% 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$32,583$2,715$760$978
      Renters$63,750$5,313$1,487$1,913

      Oregon Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Oregon0%0%

      Oregon Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Oregon5%9.9%

      Goods & Services

      ItemJohnson CityNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $33.67$18.6280.8%
      Beauty Salon $56.44$39.0544.6%
      Toothpaste $2.65$2.3413.0%
      Shampoo $1.23$1.0616.1%
      Movie $11.10$10.683.9%
      Bowling $19.95$14.6736.0%

      Groceries

      ItemJohnson CityNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.74$4.2212.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.58$1.3914.2%
      Milk $2.12$2.053.6%
      Potatoes $2.34$3.2928.8%
      Pizza $11.99$10.6212.9%
      Beer $11.24$9.3819.8%

      Health Care

      ItemJohnson CityNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $146.25$108.5734.7%
      Doctor $168.67$116.1745.2%
      Dentist $101.75$99.132.6%
      Ibuprofen $9.57$9.681.1%
      Lipitor $495.37$466.926.1%

      Housing

      ItemJohnson CityNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $22,000.00$184,700.0088.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,036.12$1,197.4270.0%
      Apartment Rent $693.00$949.0027.0%

      Transportation

      ItemJohnson CityNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.78$2.2225.0%
      Tire Balancing $68.40$50.0736.6%

      Utilities

      ItemJohnson CityNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$143.85$167.6714.2%
      Phone $170.53$175.642.9%
      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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      Wood Village, OR3,9961022%
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      Estacada, OR3,05111313%
      Barlow, OR17111414%
      Fairview, OR9,21511414%
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      Source: The Johnson City, OR cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2020.