Hillsboro, OR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Hillsboro'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 Hillsboro is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hillsboro, OR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hillsboro has an overall cost of living index of 122 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Oregon, Hillsboro has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Oregon's index of 118.

The standard of living in Hillsboro ranks as #4919 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Oregon. By definition, that implies Hillsboro ranks as the #1487 most expensive place in the Beaver State.

Hillsboro Cost Of Living Vs. Oregon

Living Expense Hillsboro Oregon National Average
Overall 122 118 100
Services 123 123 100
Groceries 115 115 100
Health 115 115 100
Housing 134 123 100
Transportation 126 126 100
Utilities 87 87 100
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Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro Oregon United States
Median Home Value $315,100 $287,300 $204,900
Median Rent $1,358 $1,050 $1,023
Median Income $78,144 $59,393 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.0x 4.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hillsboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hillsboro
Vancouver, WA 178,413 115 0.9x
Beaverton, OR 97,012 126 1.0x
Aloha, OR 55,492 120 1.0x
Lake Oswego, OR 38,705 152 1.2x
West Linn, OR 26,511 139 1.1x
Bethany, OR 24,396 144 1.2x
Hazel Dell, WA 21,066 115 0.9x
Sherwood, OR 19,337 130 1.1x
Cedar Mill, OR 17,897 147 1.2x
Oatfield, OR 13,531 126 1.0x

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