According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lake Oswego has an overall cost of living index of 152 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Oregon, Lake Oswego has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Oregon's index of 118.
The standard of living in Lake Oswego ranks as #5,882 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Oregon. By definition, that implies Lake Oswego ranks as the #525 most expensive place in the Beaver State.
|Living Expense||Lake Oswego||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. Lake Oswego||Vancouver, WA||180,556||115||0.8x||Tigard, OR||53,312||128||0.8x||Tualatin, OR||27,527||130||0.9x||West Linn, OR||26,656||139||0.9x||Bethany, OR||26,501||144||0.9x||Camas, WA||23,200||131||0.9x||Hazel Dell, WA||21,196||115||0.8x||Milwaukie, OR||21,009||118||0.8x||Sherwood, OR||19,625||130||0.9x||Oak Grove, OR||17,872||122||0.8x|