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

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You would need around 3,817.22$ 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 20.45% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 9.11% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 21.51% higher than in Sacramento, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 8.31% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 29.57% lower than in Sacramento, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 10.77% 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 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.72 $     3.50 $      -6.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $     3.65 $      -10.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.66 $      +1.32 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.22 $      -15.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.81 $      -20.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.74 $     2.37 $      -13.38 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 $     4.04 $      +68.21 %
Eggs (12) 2.52 $     2.02 $      -19.89 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.91 $     7.05 $      -28.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.56 $     7.23 $      -37.51 %
Apples (1kg) 4.88 $     2.96 $      -39.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.85 $     2.38 $      -50.96 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.23 $     2.48 $      -52.71 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     1.18 $      -49.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.51 $     1.43 $      -5.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.68 $     1.60 $      -4.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     2.31 $      +2.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.88 $     4.14 $      +6.63 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
 
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 $     1.32 $      -29.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.50 $     25.00 $      -5.66 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.01 $      +0.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $     22,000.00 $      -21.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 204.13 $     149.49 $      -26.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.11 $      +13.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.50 $     47.46 $      +23.28 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.50 $     36.83 $      -17.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.50 $     15.34 $      -42.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 $     10.00 $      +5.26 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 34.08 $     43.50 $      +27.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.20 $     36.41 $      -17.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 75.00 $     65.26 $      -12.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 81.86 $     86.23 $      +5.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 883.33 $     1,115.05 $      +26.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 759.29 $     802.88 $      +5.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,664.29 $     2,189.05 $      +31.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,285.71 $     1,473.40 $      +14.60 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,650.47 $     2,051.73 $      +24.31 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,264.76 $     1,456.90 $      +15.19 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,501.45 $     2,839.50 $      -18.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.90     3.97      +1.83 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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