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

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You would need around 3,980.16$ 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 23.63% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 38.77% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 54.07% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 27.85% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 36.58% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 0.21% lower than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Portland, OR      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $     10.00 $      -23.08 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $     50.00 $      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $     6.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     3.50 $      -30.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.25 $      -29.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $     3.58 $      -4.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 $     1.60 $      -17.38 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 $     1.28 $      -26.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.21 $     0.82 $      -32.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.29 $     2.69 $      -18.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.42 $     3.66 $      -17.04 %
Eggs (12) 3.94 $     2.43 $      -38.39 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 14.90 $     7.09 $      -52.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.78 $     6.88 $      -50.09 %
Apples (1kg) 4.27 $     3.01 $      -29.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     2.62 $      -29.38 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.43 $     2.68 $      -39.39 %
Potato (1kg) 3.57 $     1.22 $      -65.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 $     1.46 $      -27.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.96 $      -15.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     11.00 $      -26.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.92 $     2.35 $      -19.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.14 $     3.57 $      -13.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.70 $     6.00 $      -10.45 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     2.50 $      +11.11 %
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) 1.05 $     0.96 $      -9.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,095.00 $     22,000.00 $      +21.58 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 100.44 $     142.77 $      +42.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.10 $      -42.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.82 $     52.84 $      +15.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.89 $     37.96 $      -41.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $     19.04 $      +26.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.00 $      -8.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.58 $     43.69 $      -19.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.25 $     31.71 $      -31.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 85.11 $     67.98 $      -20.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.88 $     94.05 $      -2.92 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,843.64 $     1,143.94 $      -59.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,018.36 $     819.26 $      -59.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,637.50 $     2,337.50 $      -49.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,331.36 $     1,592.86 $      -52.19 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,149.32 $     2,270.30 $      -75.19 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,817.14 $     1,511.97 $      -77.82 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,935.56 $     3,015.84 $      -38.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.25     4.10      -3.45 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
Contributors:163106
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Currency: USD