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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sacramento, CA and Portland, OR Reverse

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You would need around 3,971.90$ in Portland, OR to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,200.00$ in Sacramento, CA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Portland, OR are 17.34% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 5.43% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 26.30% higher than in Sacramento, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 5.33% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 25.77% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 20.37% lower than in Sacramento, CA

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  Sacramento, CA  Portland, OR      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     45.00 $      -10.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.75 $     3.50 $      -6.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.09 $     3.68 $      -9.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 $     1.68 $      +0.27 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 $     1.27 $      -17.27 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.82 $      -18.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.74 $     2.44 $      -10.79 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.36 $     4.04 $      +71.02 %
Eggs (12) 2.58 $     2.19 $      -15.23 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.57 $     7.50 $      -29.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.60 $     7.29 $      -37.16 %
Apples (1kg) 4.58 $     3.04 $      -33.57 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.76 $     2.56 $      -46.28 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.89 $     2.55 $      -47.96 %
Potato (1kg) 2.24 $     1.53 $      -31.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 $     1.47 $      -2.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.83 $      +17.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $     2.41 $      -0.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.28 $     4.14 $      -3.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.98 $     6.00 $      +0.42 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.50 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     100.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.75 $     2.50 $      -47.37 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $     1.48 $      -20.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $     30.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     1.00 $      +1.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $     23,500.00 $      -16.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 196.48 $     152.16 $      -22.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.11 $      +13.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.80 $     49.51 $      +27.59 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.60 $     36.83 $      -20.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.50 $     17.69 $      -33.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.50 $      +5.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.65 $     44.55 $      +18.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.50 $     35.72 $      -17.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.57 $     65.28 $      -15.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 82.14 $     85.92 $      +4.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 883.33 $     1,156.56 $      +30.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 771.43 $     828.24 $      +7.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,658.33 $     2,306.89 $      +39.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.00 $     1,534.61 $      +18.05 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,961.72 $     2,342.36 $      +19.40 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,483.27 $     1,544.62 $      +4.14 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,748.70 $     2,822.84 $      -24.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93     3.92      -0.31 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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