Home / Select Cities  /  2021 Comparing Salem, OR vs. Juneau, AK

2021 Compare Cities Cost of Living:
Salem, OR vs Juneau, AK

Change Cities
Juneau is 19.4% more expensive than Salem.
Juneau housing costs are 38.1% more expensive than Salem housing costs.
Health related expenses are 31.7% more in Juneau.

Cost of Living
 Salem, ORJuneau, AKUnited States
 Food & Groceries100.3134.4100
 Median Home Cost$282,600$390,100$231,200

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

In order to keep your same standard of living your salary can vary greatly - whether you buy or rent, require child care, or want to include taxes. This is why we are now offering a Premium Salary & Cost of Living Calculator.

Our Premium Calculator Includes:
- Compare Cities cost of living across 9 different categories
- Personal salary calculations can optionally include Home ownership or rental, Child care, and Taxes (with details on state and local sales, income, property and automobile taxes)
- Includes the cost of Child Care for toddlers or infants, at a day care center or home care
- Grocery prices, detailed for 29 staple items in six categories
- Difference in cost of Utilities, including electric, gas and fuel oil
- Health Care Premiums and hospital expenses for major surgeries
- Taxes, Fees and Expenses you should know about, such as local car insurance rates, automobile taxes and registration, commuting costs.
- and 100s of other items you should consider before you relocate

Upgrade to Premium | See Example

View More Data >

Reviews for Salem    36 Reviews
Beautiful, ideally located, but costly & insular - 9/16/2020
Moved here approx. 4 years ago from SW Michigan, but I've lived in 9 other cities & 5 other states. Salem is a very manageable sized city, with tons of parks, diverse... Read More

Start Your Review of Salem

The best place to live - 1/17/2020
I'm a native 5th generation Oregonian, so bear in mind that I was born with webs between my toes! Anyway, I used to think it rained too much when I was young. Then I... Read More

We absolutely love it here! - 1/4/2020
We love this city! We moved here from Indianapolis Indiana 5 years ago. It is an hour to Portland, a little over an hour to Eugene, an hour to the coast or the... Read More

Reviews for Juneau    18 Reviews
Juneau - 1/21/2016
Juneau's strong points are its unique geography and scenery, outdoor recreation options, availability of fresh seafood, and its thriving arts & culture... Read More

Start Your Review of Juneau

Hiking is fun! - 5/29/2014
Juneau AK has over 50 trails in and around our community. They can be short as a jaunt from the road to the water to go shell collecting or much longer. Such as a hike... Read More

Adventure - 12/27/2013
If you want wilderness, mountains, ocean, fishing, hunting, hiking, snow, rain, and cold, this is the place to... Read More

 Most Recent Searches On Compare Cities
Compare Salem, Oregon Cost of Living vs Juneau, Alaska Cost of Living: Taxes, Childcare, Groceries, Health...
Compare Now

97301 97302 97304 97306
99801 99824


Includes Cost of Living compares for child care, utilities, transportation, health, taxes, housing for home owners vs renters, weather, insurance premiums and so much more.

Try Now

Join BestPlaces