Skip to Main Content

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

editorial

Eugene is a city in Oregon with a population of 168,302. Eugene is in Lane County. Living in Eugene offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Eugene there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Eugene and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Eugene are above average.

About

About Eugene...
Population
168,302

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$288,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,031
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Eugene
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Eugene Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    213.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    71
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    103.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    556.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,664.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    349.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Eugene

Similar Places

Places like Eugene
More

Eugene Reviews

Rating 3.81 out of 5  813 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 3 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Eugene
Rate It!
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

add-to-list