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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR Reverse

You would need around 3,806.26$ in Portland, OR to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,500.00$ in San Francisco, 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 26.18% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 41.44% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 57.73% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 26.27% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 38.47% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 6.09% higher than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Portland, OR      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     45.00 $      -40.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     6.00 $      -7.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     3.12 $      -37.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.50 $      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.60 $      -5.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.98 $     1.63 $      -17.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 $     1.20 $      -29.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.16 $     0.83 $      -28.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.02 $     2.34 $      -41.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.48 $     4.04 $      -9.89 %
Eggs (12) 3.76 $     2.03 $      -45.86 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 16.09 $     7.40 $      -54.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.03 $     7.54 $      -42.13 %
Apples (1kg) 4.21 $     3.02 $      -28.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 $     2.44 $      -37.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.75 $     2.48 $      -47.90 %
Potato (1kg) 3.11 $     1.24 $      -60.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 $     1.37 $      -30.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $     1.68 $      -32.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     10.00 $      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $     2.41 $      -8.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.72 $     3.76 $      +1.01 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.50 $      +25.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 71.00 $     100.00 $      +40.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $     2.50 $      -28.57 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $     1.24 $      -27.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     20.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.09 $     1.02 $      -6.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     22,000.00 $      +15.79 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 99.15 $     149.10 $      +50.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $     0.08 $      -62.50 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.31 $     48.81 $      +3.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.53 $     37.22 $      -45.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     15.89 $      -20.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.23 $     43.58 $      -19.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     37.81 $      -16.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 73.50 $     66.76 $      -9.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 94.17 $     84.73 $      -10.02 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,634.91 $     1,063.01 $      -59.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,889.24 $     788.18 $      -58.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,598.68 $     2,096.98 $      -54.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,426.18 $     1,356.21 $      -60.42 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,149.32 $     2,160.41 $      -76.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,534.74 $     1,456.14 $      -80.67 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,496.97 $     2,793.68 $      -37.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     3.74      -10.16 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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