Eugene, Oregon 

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Population

173,236

+6.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$42,715

Median Home Price

$408,700

Median Age

34.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 5.4

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Eugene, Oregon

College-town complex - West-central Oregon at the south end of Willamette River Valley. July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Eugene, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Eugene, OR Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town feel
Attractive downtown
Nearby mountains
Cons
Recent unemployment
Wet winters
High property crime rate


What Bert Has To Say About Eugene Metro Area

Eugene and Springfield sit across from one another on the Willamette River. Home to the University of Oregon, the area has a large timber industry and is a transportation hub for routes south into California. The setting is attractive, and clean and prosperous downtown Eugene has the kind of shops and restaurants one would expect in a college town. The park system is excellent, most particularly a waterfront park along the river. Good growth management has minimized sprawl effects but there is a new and modern mall along I-5 northeast of town.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Lane County
Metro Area: Eugene Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Eugene
Zip Codes: 97402 97405 97401 97404 97408 97403
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 373 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Eugene is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Eugene jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Eugene's cost of living is 5.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Eugene's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lane county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.5% to 36.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Eugene's population is 173,236 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Eugene is Real Estate: $408,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

SCHOOLS
Eugene public schools spend $11,598 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.9 students per teacher in Eugene. More Education



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Housing Market in Eugene

It's a good time to buy in Eugene. Home Appreciation is up 18.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Eugene is $408,700.

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Reviews for Eugene   84 Reviews
Eugene; The armpit of the planet... - 5/20/2021
I have lived in Eugene for over 10 sad years! Eugene is a terrible place to live. Its very expensive. Its over run with "educated" spoiled college brats! Its imposible... Read More

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Eugene; The armpit of the planet... - 5/20/2021
I have lived in Eugene for over 10 sad years! Eugene is a terrible place to live. Its very expensive. Its over run with "educated" spoiled college brats! Its imposible... Read More

Mixed bag - smart but scruffy - 4/25/2021
Eugene is going through a rough patch, made worse by the pandemic. The city has a fun, quirky side that has been put on hold during pandemic. Hoping that spirit returns... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN EUGENE, OREGON
97402 97405 97401 97404 97408 97403

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