According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bend has an overall cost of living index of 125 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Oregon, Bend has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Oregon's index of 118.
The standard of living in Bend ranks as #5047 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Oregon. By definition, that implies Bend ranks as the #1359 most expensive place in the Beaver State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in Oregon, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.