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

You would need around 3,846.39$ 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 25.76% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 40.82% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 56.73% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 25.11% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 38.99% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 6.93% 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 72.50 $     45.00 $      -37.93 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.94 $     6.00 $      -13.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     3.50 $      -30.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.50 $      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $     3.63 $      -3.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 $     1.65 $      -15.86 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.71 $     1.21 $      -29.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.18 $     0.82 $      -30.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.98 $     2.36 $      -40.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.48 $     4.04 $      -9.89 %
Eggs (12) 3.76 $     2.05 $      -45.54 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 15.58 $     7.37 $      -52.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.03 $     7.29 $      -44.09 %
Apples (1kg) 4.23 $     2.96 $      -29.98 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 $     2.38 $      -38.89 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.71 $     2.48 $      -47.45 %
Potato (1kg) 3.11 $     1.18 $      -62.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 $     1.43 $      -27.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $     1.60 $      -35.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     10.00 $      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $     2.40 $      -8.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.72 $     3.94 $      +5.77 %
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) 70.00 $     100.00 $      +42.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $     2.50 $      -28.57 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $     1.24 $      -27.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     20.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.08 $     1.02 $      -6.38 %
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 94.43 $     149.49 $      +58.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $     0.11 $      -43.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.67 $     48.04 $      +0.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.87 $     36.83 $      -45.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     15.34 $      -23.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.12 $     43.04 $      -18.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     36.41 $      -19.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 74.77 $     66.90 $      -10.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 93.57 $     86.57 $      -7.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,701.41 $     1,085.26 $      -59.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,883.46 $     792.95 $      -57.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,598.68 $     2,143.11 $      -53.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,418.16 $     1,431.73 $      -58.11 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,969.93 $     2,051.73 $      -77.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,817.14 $     1,456.90 $      -78.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,415.15 $     2,793.68 $      -36.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     3.88      -11.37 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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