Comparative Cost of Living

According to Sperling’s Best Places the cost of living in Pendleton, Oregon at -9% lower than the U.S. National average, is among the lowest in the Pacific Northwest. The cost of living in Portland, Oregon is 48% higher and the cost of living in Seattle, Washington is 104% higher than the U.S. national average

  Pendleton Spokane National Average Boise Tacoma Sacramento Bend Portland Seattle
Overall 90 97 100 106 120 127 134 147 204
Grocery 107 98 100 91 100 103 110 100 100
Health 97 82 100 91 80 90 93 83 81
Housing 92 102 100 136 152 167 220 228 407
Utilities 89 78 100 90 67 98 83 79 68
Transportation 71 102 100 93 129 132 92 147 156
Misc. 95 97 100 97 116 106 101 113 120
% difference -9% -3% 0% 7% 21% 28% 34% 48% 104%

 

This image is a graph that shows the cost of living in Pendleton Oregon is cheaper compared to major pacific west coast cities like, Spokane, Wa., Tacoma, Wa., Boise, ID., Sacramento, CA., Bend, OR., Portland, OR., and Seattle, WA.


 

Data updated: August 9, 2019

Data from the “Sperling's Best Places"

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