Baker City, OR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
90
Baker City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
4 out of 98
In Oregon
1,705 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Baker City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Baker City, OR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Baker City has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Baker City ranks as #1,706 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Oregon. By definition, that implies Baker City ranks as the #4,700 most expensive place in the Beaver State.

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Baker City Cost Of Living Vs. Oregon

Living Expense Baker City Oregon National Average
Overall 90 118 100
Services 106 123 100
Groceries 96 115 100
Health 101 115 100
Housing 65 123 100
Transportation 112 126 100
Utilities 82 87 100
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Baker City Cost of Living Vs. OR

Baker City, 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.

$146,500
Median Home Value
$661
Median Rent
$44,537
Median Income
Statistic Baker City Oregon United States
Median Home Value $146,500 $312,200 $217,500
Median Rent $661 $1,110 $1,062
Median Income $44,537 $62,818 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.3x 5.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Baker City Services Costs Vs. Oregon

Item Baker City Oregon
Shampoo $0.97 $1.01
Movie $10.92 $10.72
Bowling $14.4 $13.86

Detailed Baker City Groceries Costs Vs. Oregon

Item Baker City Oregon
Ground Beef $4.11 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.4
Milk $1.36 $1.96

Detailed Baker City Health Costs Vs. Oregon

Item Baker City Oregon
Haircut $20.43 $17.49
Beauty Salon $37.3 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.21 $2.32

Detailed Baker City Transportation Costs Vs. Oregon

Item Baker City Oregon
Potatoes $1.68 $3.18
Pizza $9.49 $10.39
Beer $9.12 $9.23
Optometrist $130.43 $106.34
Doctor $124.27 $115.25
Dentist $88.0 $98.38

Detailed Baker City Utilities Costs Vs. Oregon

Item Baker City Oregon
Gasoline $2.95 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.5 $48.9
All Electricity $123.07 $167.6
Phone $167.4 $163.42

Baker City SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

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