Hermiston, OR Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Hermiston, OR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hermiston has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Oregon, Hermiston has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Oregon's index of 118.

The standard of living in Hermiston ranks as #2060 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Oregon. By definition, that implies Hermiston ranks as the #4346 most expensive place in the Beaver State.

Hermiston Cost Of Living Vs. Oregon

Living Expense Hermiston Oregon National Average
Overall 92 118 100
Services 92 123 100
Groceries 101 115 100
Health 121 115 100
Housing 76 123 100
Transportation 114 126 100
Utilities 92 87 100
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Hermiston Cost of Living Vs. OR

Hermiston, 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 Hermiston Oregon United States
Median Home Value $156,500 $287,300 $204,900
Median Rent $737 $1,050 $1,023
Median Income $51,923 $59,393 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 4.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hermiston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hermiston
Kennewick, WA 80,204 97 1.1x
Pasco, WA 71,858 96 1.0x
Richland, WA 55,043 102 1.1x
Walla Walla, WA 32,731 96 1.0x
Pendleton, OR 16,713 92 1.0x
Sunnyside, WA 16,442 90 1.0x
West Richland, WA 14,187 101 1.1x
Grandview, WA 11,124 90 1.0x
Umatilla, OR 7,114 88 1.0x
Finley, WA 5,984 99 1.1x

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