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Most Affordable Places for Retirees in Oregon

By    |   Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015 11:02 AM

The Beaver State's cost of living is well above the national average in many respects, meaning spending your retirement in Oregon could get pricey. Even with an overall cost of living that's 16 percent higher than the national average according to Sperling's Best Places, Oregon is home to several cities and towns where you can find a high quality of life on an affordable budget. If you're thinking of spending your retirement in Oregon, consider these locales:

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  1. Florence - This coastal town has a cost of living that's just 1.8 percent above the national average, making it one of the least expensive places to live in Oregon. It's also one of the reasons why MarketWatch recommends it as one of the best places for retirees in Oregon. The city also offers plenty of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, including kayaking and fishing, access to the ocean and two lakes, and 26 miles of hiking trails.
  2. Beaverton - This town, located just 9 miles away from Portland, has been named one of the best places to live or retire by multiple publications, including Forbes magazine and the real estate blog Movoto. Forbes cited the city's cost of living, which is close to the national average. Movoto cited the city's walkability, which can not only promote good health but also help you save money on transportation costs.
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  4. Pendleton - Real estate blog Movoto ranked Pendleton as one of the most affordable places to live in Oregon, noting the city's low median home price, which was the lowest of all of the cities on the list. While many places in Oregon have a cost of living well above the national average, Pendleton falls at or slightly below. According to Sperling's Best Places, the overall cost of living in Pendleton is equal to the national average, while housing costs 16 percent less.
  5. Salem- Movoto also ranked this city high on the list of most affordable Oregon locales, thanks to its low median home price and its status as fifth on the list for miscellaneous cost of living expenses. According to Sperling's Best Places, most living expenses fall near or at the national average. Overall cost of living is just 2 percent above the national average while groceries, housing, and utilities cost between 2 percent and 4 percent below the national average.
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