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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Eugene, Oregon is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Eugene, Oregon is more expensive.

Overall, Eugene, Oregon cost of living is 109.60.

  COST OF LIVINGEugene, OregonUnited States
  Overall  110100
  Grocery  94.6100
  Health  114100
  Housing  126100
  Utilities  90100
  Transportation  111100
  Miscellaneous  99100
Local economy
Overall I think that the economy is ok here. At the time of this writing the unemployment is about 12%. I feel that the economy here is mostly small businesses and nick... (read more)
Population inaccuracy?
I am 99.9% sure that Eugene has way more than 39,000 people, which is the number your site has listed as our population. The little "Welcome to Eugene" signs posted... (read more)
Eugene suffers from an anti-business attitude
Eugene has done more to support business expansion in its sister city across the river, Springfield. Many businesses report difficulty expanding in Eugene due to... (read more)
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Civility, Courtesy Quality
Civility and courtesy are everyday occurrences; I once had a woman follow me for blocks in her car before I finally pulled over to see what was going on. I had left my... (read more)
it's great but...
There's so many things we love about Eugene, having moved from LA 19 years ago...affordable housing, less crowds and traffic, the beauty, the gorgeous coast, the bike... (read more)
re: I moved to Eugene a year ago - 4/21/2013
You serious? Humid? Maybe 10 days out of the year. It appears you've never been to a humid place. It pales in comparison to the east coast. Terrible traffic? Have you... (read more)
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