Happy Valley, OR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Happy Valley's Overall Cost Of Living
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 Happy Valley is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Happy Valley, OR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Happy Valley has an overall cost of living index of 142 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Oregon, Happy Valley has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Oregon's index of 118.

The standard of living in Happy Valley ranks as #5646 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Oregon. By definition, that implies Happy Valley ranks as the #760 most expensive place in the Beaver State.

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Happy Valley Cost Of Living Vs. Oregon

Living Expense Happy Valley Oregon National Average
Overall 142 118 100
Services 123 123 100
Groceries 115 115 100
Health 115 115 100
Housing 202 123 100
Transportation 126 126 100
Utilities 87 87 100
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Happy Valley Cost of Living Vs. OR

Happy Valley, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Happy Valley Oregon United States
Median Home Value $485,900 $287,300 $204,900
Median Rent $1,545 $1,050 $1,023
Median Income $124,968 $59,393 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.9x 4.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Happy Valley

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Happy Valley
Vancouver, WA 178,413 115 0.8x
Gresham, OR 110,770 116 0.8x
Lake Oswego, OR 38,705 152 1.1x
West Linn, OR 26,511 139 1.0x
Orchards, WA 23,020 114 0.8x
Camas, WA 22,615 131 0.9x
Hazel Dell, WA 21,066 115 0.8x
Milwaukie, OR 20,955 118 0.8x
Five Corners, WA 18,559 116 0.8x
Oak Grove, OR 17,183 122 0.9x

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