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

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You would need around 3,991.43$ 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 23.50% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 38.59% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 54.31% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 26.35% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 36.47% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 0.85% 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 77.00 $     45.00 $      -41.56 %
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 $     5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $     3.68 $      -2.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.93 $     1.68 $      -12.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.70 $     1.27 $      -25.42 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.17 $     0.82 $      -29.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.98 $     2.44 $      -38.59 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.55 $     4.04 $      -11.22 %
Eggs (12) 3.68 $     2.19 $      -40.45 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 15.34 $     7.50 $      -51.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.09 $     7.29 $      -44.34 %
Apples (1kg) 4.28 $     3.04 $      -28.91 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     2.56 $      -31.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.48 $     2.55 $      -43.22 %
Potato (1kg) 3.27 $     1.53 $      -53.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.96 $     1.47 $      -24.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $     1.83 $      -25.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     10.00 $      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.69 $     2.41 $      -10.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.86 $     4.14 $      +7.20 %
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 $     1.48 $      -13.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     30.00 $      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.08 $     1.00 $      -7.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,095.00 $     23,500.00 $      +29.87 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 94.43 $     152.16 $      +61.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $     0.11 $      -43.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.86 $     49.51 $      +3.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.57 $     36.83 $      -47.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $     17.69 $      +17.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     10.50 $      -12.50 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.59 $     44.55 $      -18.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     35.72 $      -21.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.85 $     65.28 $      -16.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 88.75 $     85.92 $      -3.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,757.92 $     1,156.56 $      -58.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,926.68 $     828.24 $      -57.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,639.71 $     2,306.89 $      -50.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,426.18 $     1,534.61 $      -55.21 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,969.93 $     2,342.36 $      -73.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,817.14 $     1,544.62 $      -77.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,558.00 $     2,822.84 $      -38.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     3.92      -5.89 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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