The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Eugene, OR For 2021

We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Eugene are home to the 1%.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Eugene.

Richest Neighborhoods In Eugene

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Eugene has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.99x the national median and household incomes are 1.78x the national median.

But where exactly in Eugene do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Laurel Hill Valley where the median income is a cool $98,060.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Eugene out of 23 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Eugene for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Laurel Hill Valley looks to be the richest Eugene neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $656,264. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Eugene. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Eugene reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Eugene and the worst neighborhoods in Eugene. Or, for living around Eugene, out the best Eugene suburbs and the worst Eugene suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Eugene For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Eugene by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Laurel Hill Valley, was named the richest neighborhood in Eugene.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be West University.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Eugene ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Eugene For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Laurel Hill Valley $98,060
2 Crest Drive $80,871
3 Industrial Corridor $64,718
4 Churchill Area $63,726
5 Santa Clara $63,060
6 Southeast $62,647
7 Cal Young $59,779
8 Fairmount $58,499
9 Friendly Area $54,232
10 Amazon $50,672
11 Harlow $49,402
12 Active Bethel $46,446
13 River Road $45,660
14 Far West $44,386
15 Trainsong $32,569
16 West Eugene $32,064
17 Jefferson Westside $29,215
18 Whiteaker $23,607
19 U Of O Campus $22,500
20 South University $15,640
21 Downtown $15,041
22 South Eugene High School $14,444
23 West University $10,672

About Chris Kolmar

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