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

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You would need around 3,952.20$ 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 17.44% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 5.90% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 24.47% higher than in Sacramento, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 8.26% 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 19.21% lower than in Sacramento, CA

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  Sacramento, CA  Portland, OR      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     10.00 $      -9.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     45.00 $      -10.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     6.00 $      -4.00 %
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) 3.99 $     3.68 $      -7.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 $     1.68 $      -0.43 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     1.27 $      -14.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.82 $      -19.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.70 $     2.44 $      -9.45 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.36 $     4.04 $      +71.02 %
Eggs (12) 2.70 $     2.19 $      -18.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.04 $     7.50 $      -25.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.83 $     7.29 $      -38.40 %
Apples (1kg) 4.34 $     3.04 $      -29.81 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.70 $     2.56 $      -45.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.73 $     2.55 $      -46.15 %
Potato (1kg) 2.68 $     1.53 $      -42.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.69 $     1.47 $      -12.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.83 $      +12.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $     2.41 $      +11.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.59 $     4.14 $      +15.14 %
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) 4.50 $     2.50 $      -44.44 %
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 $     0.99 $      +1.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,500.00 $     23,500.00 $      -11.32 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 182.24 $     152.16 $      -16.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.11 $      +13.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.50 $     49.51 $      +22.24 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.80 $     36.83 $      -28.91 %
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) 35.17 $     44.55 $      +26.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.50 $     35.72 $      -17.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.57 $     64.54 $      -16.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.12 $     85.92 $      +3.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 924.44 $     1,156.56 $      +25.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 792.86 $     828.24 $      +4.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,658.33 $     2,306.89 $      +39.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.00 $     1,528.08 $      +17.54 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,892.30 $     2,342.36 $      +23.78 %
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) 3,790.58 $     2,881.61 $      -23.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.84     3.92      +2.08 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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