Oregon Economy


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Oregon State is an attractive destination for people looking to relocate due to its stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture. Local companies such as Intel, Nike, and Columbia Sportswear are major employers in the area, providing job opportunities for residents. In terms of housing costs, two-bedroom apartments rent for an average of $1,520 per month in Oregon State which is slightly higher than the US average of $1,430. Grocery prices are also higher in Oregon State with a grocery cost index of 100 versus 100 in the US, indicating that prices in both places are even. All in all, people relocating to Oregon State can expect above average expenses but a high quality of life full of outdoor activities like camping and hiking.

Oregon has an unemployment rate of 6.5%. The US average is 6.0%.

Oregon has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.7%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Oregon
- The Sales Tax Rate for Oregon is 0.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Oregon is 9.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Oregon
- The average income of a Oregon resident is $27,173 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Oregon resident is $70,084 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

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Over 2 years ago

Honestly it's not as bad as people say. I moved out of state, but that's only because Oregon was the only place I knew. I don't regret moving but Oregon as a whole is a  More

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I have lived here for most of my life, throughout the north and southern cities. If I were rating Oregon from ten years ago, it would be 5 stars for the beauty and  More

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Please make sure you have a job lined up. I'm meeting a lot of people who are having to move back to other states or are really struggling because most places don't pay  More

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