According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Independence has an overall cost of living index of 107 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Oregon, Independence has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Oregon's index of 118.
The standard of living in Independence ranks as #3874 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Oregon. By definition, that implies Independence ranks as the #2532 most expensive place in the Beaver State.
|Living Expense||Independence||Oregon||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Independence||Salem, OR||166,756||111||1.0x||Albany, OR||52,736||110||1.0x||Keizer, OR||38,479||113||1.1x||Hayesville, OR||22,272||107||1.0x||Four Corners, OR||16,045||107||1.0x||Dallas, OR||15,805||109||1.0x||Monmouth, OR||10,131||111||1.0x||Stayton, OR||8,025||111||1.0x||Sheridan, OR||6,106||107||1.0x|