Average Rent In Oregon For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Oregon?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Oregon for December 2020 is $1,800. With an averge apartment size of 1,435 sqft, the average price per square foot in Oregon is $1.254.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Oregon rent costs 9.1% more. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Oregon ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

Best Places To Live In Oregon

How Does Oregon Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticORUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,800$1,650 9.1%
Average $/sqft $1.254$1.135 10.5%
M-o-M Change $-50$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $100$5 1900.0%
M-o-M % Change -2.7%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 5.9%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Oregon


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Oregon increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Oregon clocking in at $1,384, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $2,200 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,515 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $550/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Oregon check out:

Month Over Month Oregon Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Oregon has experienced a $-50 change in rent over the past month going from $1,850 to $1,800. That change comes out to -2.7%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Oregon:

Year Over Year Oregon Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Oregon changed $100 from $1,700 to $1,800. A change of $100 means that rents changed 5.9% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Oregon:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Oregon

Happy Valley, OR

Population: 18,477
Median Rent: $1,570
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Sherwood, OR
Source: Public domain

Population: 19,107
Median Rent: $1,526
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Lake Oswego, OR

Population: 38,212
Median Rent: $1,524
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West Linn, OR

Population: 26,307
Median Rent: $1,489
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Damascus, OR

Population: 10,909
Median Rent: $1,463
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Hillsboro, OR

Population: 102,396
Median Rent: $1,336
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Eagle Point, OR

Population: 8,858
Median Rent: $1,293
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Wilsonville, OR

Population: 22,789
Median Rent: $1,293
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Sandy, OR

Population: 10,581
Median Rent: $1,261
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Beaverton, OR
Source: Public domain

Population: 95,710
Median Rent: $1,254
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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