Bend, OR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
125
Bend's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bend is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bend, OR?

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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Bend Cost Of Living Vs. Oregon

Living Expense Bend Oregon National Average
Overall 125 118 100
Services 123 123 100
Groceries 115 115 100
Health 115 115 100
Housing 144 123 100
Transportation 126 126 100
Utilities 87 87 100
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Bend Cost of Living Vs. OR

Bend, OR Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$363,200
Median Home Value
$1,185
Median Rent
$63,468
Median Income
Statistic Bend Oregon United States
Median Home Value $363,200 $287,300 $204,900
Median Rent $1,185 $1,050 $1,023
Median Income $63,468 $59,393 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.7x 4.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.21x 0.2x

Bend SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bend

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bend
Redmond, OR 29,234 112 0.9x
Prineville, OR 9,748 103 0.8x
Madras, OR 6,674 101 0.8x
Deschutes River Woods, OR 5,775 117 0.9x

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