Eugene, Oregon 

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+25.7% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

107.3 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 5.4

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon is a vibrant city situated in the picturesque Willamette Valley. This city offers something for everyone, with its unique blend of outdoor activities like kayaking and fishing, cultural attractions like museums and galleries, as well as a bustling nightlife scene. The city contains many parks and trails for individuals looking to take advantage of the stunning nature that surrounds the town. From fine dining to farmers markets, great shopping to craft breweries, Eugene is a lively city with something special to offer everyone! College-town complex - West-central Oregon at the south end of Willamette River Valley.
State: Oregon
County: Lane County
Metro Area: Eugene-Springfield Metro Area
City: Eugene
Zip Codes: 97402 97405 97401 97404 97408 97403
Cost of Living: 7.3% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 373 ft above sea level

College-town feel
Attractive downtown
Nearby mountains
Recent unemployment
Wet winters
High property crime rate

What Bert Has To Say About Eugene-Springfield 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.


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

Compared to the rest of the country, Eugene's cost of living is 7.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Eugene's Cost of Living

July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Eugene, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

Eugene's population is 173,278 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.4%. Learn More...

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

The median home cost in Eugene is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.2%.

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 8.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Eugene is .

Reviews for Eugene   89 Reviews
Don’t move here - 6/20/2022
It’s cold and rainy and cloudy most of the year on June it rained and was cloudy every day except 3. The weather is mostly cloudy even if it’s not raining. If you want... Read More

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Love this town - 6/17/2022
Moved here from Austin, Texas about three years ago. I've lived in the Bay Area, California, San Diego, Los Angeles and various towns in Central Texas (Georgetown,... Read More

Eugene is a great place to live - 6/4/2022
Eugene has its warts, just like any other city. But in my view, the good things far outweigh the bad aspects. What I like the best is the location, right on the... Read More

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