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Best places to retire in Oregon


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Best places to retire in Oregon

For many people, retirement is the reward after decades of working and raising a family. After all that anticipation, deciding where to spend that precious time can be a tough decision, so Stacker looked to data and rankings from Niche to compile a list of the best places to retire in Oregon. Niche ranks places to retire based on a variety of factors including cost of living, health care, recreation, and weather.

Many retirees seek out easy access to indoor and outdoor recreation, from walking trails and water access to museums and theaters. Many desirable retirement destinations also have good proximity to major cities, ripe with arts, culture, and health care resources. But those choice locations carry the key drawback of a high cost of living, often due to pricey housing costs, that will not suit retirees often on fixed incomes. Low crime rates make a difference, as well.

Keep reading to discover the best places to retire in Oregon.

#25. Waldport
– Population: 2,055
– Median home value: $214,900 (65% own)
– Median rent: $787 (35% rent)
– Median household income: $47,971

#24. Jacksonville
– Population: 2,884
– Median home value: $427,400 (60% own)
– Median rent: $1,147 (40% rent)
– Median household income: $72,986

#23. Reedsport
– Population: 4,082
– Median home value: $133,100 (60% own)
– Median rent: $634 (40% rent)
– Median household income: $37,072

#22. Baker City
– Population: 9,752
– Median home value: $146,500 (68% own)
– Median rent: $661 (32% rent)
– Median household income: $44,537

#21. Sutherlin
– Population: 8,033
– Median home value: $162,700 (67% own)
– Median rent: $881 (33% rent)
– Median household income: $46,290

#20. Cedar Hills
– Population: 8,912
– Median home value: $415,700 (61% own)
– Median rent: $1,213 (39% rent)
– Median household income: $81,453

#19. Lake Oswego
– Population: 39,127
– Median home value: $637,200 (74% own)
– Median rent: $1,614 (26% rent)
– Median household income: $108,927

#18. Terrebonne
– Population: 1,658
– Median home value: $231,800 (75% own)
– Median rent: $917 (25% rent)
– Median household income: $61,859

#17. Florence
– Population: 8,921
– Median home value: $224,300 (64% own)
– Median rent: $885 (36% rent)
– Median household income: $42,356

#16. West Slope
– Population: 6,913
– Median home value: $530,800 (62% own)
– Median rent: $1,170 (38% rent)
– Median household income: $77,105

#15. Oatfield
– Population: 14,060
– Median home value: $366,400 (82% own)
– Median rent: $1,299 (18% rent)
– Median household income: $85,995

#14. Newport
– Population: 10,559
– Median home value: $258,000 (55% own)
– Median rent: $896 (45% rent)
– Median household income: $49,039

#13. King City
– Population: 4,309
– Median home value: $266,900 (82% own)
– Median rent: $1,435 (18% rent)
– Median household income: $55,759

#12. Bandon
– Population: 3,100
– Median home value: $218,800 (49% own)
– Median rent: $805 (51% rent)
– Median household income: $32,226

#11. Ashland
– Population: 21,056
– Median home value: $441,900 (54% own)
– Median rent: $1,085 (46% rent)
– Median household income: $56,315

#10. Island City
– Population: 1,022
– Median home value: $176,700 (81% own)
– Median rent: $963 (19% rent)
– Median household income: $54,519

#9. Stafford
– Population: 1,733
– Median home value: $927,400 (86% own)
– Median rent: $1,145 (14% rent)
– Median household income: $125,938

#8. Gold Beach
– Population: 2,418
– Median home value: $244,200 (56% own)
– Median rent: $855 (44% rent)
– Median household income: $42,625

#7. Burns
– Population: 2,740
– Median home value: $70,500 (65% own)
– Median rent: $636 (35% rent)
– Median household income: $35,821

#6. Gearhart
– Population: 1,645
– Median home value: $342,200 (78% own)
– Median rent: $1,113 (22% rent)
– Median household income: $73,125

#5. Brookings
– Population: 6,431
– Median home value: $304,900 (57% own)
– Median rent: $981 (43% rent)
– Median household income: $62,384

#4. Hines
– Population: 1,392
– Median home value: $119,800 (81% own)
– Median rent: $766 (19% rent)
– Median household income: $60,500

#3. Raleigh Hills
– Population: 6,146
– Median home value: $674,600 (53% own)
– Median rent: $1,162 (47% rent)
– Median household income: $82,745

#2. Lincoln Beach
– Population: 2,072
– Median home value: $279,000 (79% own)
– Median rent: $680 (21% rent)
– Median household income: $46,273

#1. Harbor
– Population: 1,958
– Median home value: $139,200 (84% own)
– Median rent: $855 (16% rent)
– Median household income: $30,791

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  1. Burns and Hines are literally the same communities. How can there be such a difference in income and median house prices? I call BS on this report!!!

  2. I’d love to know where they got those rental costs for Waldport and Newport from. No way is anyone renting anything for that amount unless it’s a room in a house share.

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