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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Portland, OR 

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Consumer Prices in Portland, OR are 7.50% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 2.63% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 4.98% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 3.52% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 2.89% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 34.83% higher than in Vancouver
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.50 C$
(12.39 $)
19.98 C$
(15.00 $)
     +21.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(60.07 $)
66.59 C$
(50.00 $)
     -16.76 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(7.51 $)
9.99 C$
(7.50 $)
     -0.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.26 $)
6.66 C$
(5.00 $)
     -4.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(5.26 $)
6.66 C$
(5.00 $)
     -4.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.39 C$
(3.30 $)
5.64 C$
(4.23 $)
     +28.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 C$
(1.61 $)
2.52 C$
(1.89 $)
     +17.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 C$
(1.40 $)
1.98 C$
(1.48 $)
     +5.94 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.44 C$
(7.09 $)
4.37 C$
(3.28 $)
     -53.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.10 C$
(2.33 $)
3.62 C$
(2.72 $)
     +16.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.89 C$
(1.42 $)
2.33 C$
(1.75 $)
     +23.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.16 C$
(3.12 $)
3.53 C$
(2.65 $)
     -14.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.44 C$
(6.33 $)
8.01 C$
(6.01 $)
     -5.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.96 C$
(5.22 $)
6.97 C$
(5.23 $)
     +0.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.29 C$
(6.22 $)
9.50 C$
(7.14 $)
     +14.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.74 C$
(1.31 $)
3.27 C$
(2.45 $)
     +87.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 C$
(0.65 $)
0.83 C$
(0.62 $)
     -3.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.72 C$
(1.29 $)
2.16 C$
(1.62 $)
     +25.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.17 C$
(1.63 $)
2.33 C$
(1.75 $)
     +7.56 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 C$
(0.99 $)
1.20 C$
(0.90 $)
     -8.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 C$
(1.04 $)
1.26 C$
(0.94 $)
     -9.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 C$
(1.89 $)
2.19 C$
(1.65 $)
     -13.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.52 C$
(1.89 $)
2.26 C$
(1.70 $)
     -10.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(15.02 $)
18.55 C$
(13.93 $)
     -7.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.80 C$
(2.10 $)
2.63 C$
(1.98 $)
     -5.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 C$
(2.82 $)
4.17 C$
(3.13 $)
     +11.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$
(10.51 $)
9.32 C$
(7.00 $)
     -33.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 C$
(2.22 $)
3.33 C$
(2.50 $)
     +12.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 C$
(71.33 $)
133.18 C$
(100.00 $)
     +40.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(2.63 $)
4.66 C$
(3.50 $)
     +33.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 C$
(2.28 $)
3.46 C$
(2.60 $)
     +13.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.55 C$
(25.19 $)
39.95 C$
(30.00 $)
     +19.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.68 C$
(4.26 $)
4.30 C$
(3.23 $)
     -24.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$
(19,522.45 $)
29,299.60 C$
(22,000.00 $)
     +12.69 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,845.51 C$
(17,904.72 $)
29,844.92 C$
(22,409.46 $)
     +25.16 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 85.54 C$
(64.23 $)
238.55 C$
(179.12 $)
     +178.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 C$
(0.29 $)
0.18 C$
(0.13 $)
     -53.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.56 C$
(55.23 $)
87.29 C$
(65.55 $)
     +18.67 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.15 C$
(39.16 $)
56.50 C$
(42.42 $)
     +8.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.01 C$
(11.27 $)
22.91 C$
(17.20 $)
     +52.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(11.26 $)
15.98 C$
(12.00 $)
     +6.54 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,287.92 C$
(967.05 $)
1,556.21 C$
(1,168.50 $)
     +20.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,625.00 C$
(16,988.29 $)
23,930.67 C$
(17,968.67 $)
     +5.77 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.96 C$
(51.78 $)
63.31 C$
(47.54 $)
     -8.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.59 C$
(36.48 $)
45.55 C$
(34.20 $)
     -6.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 107.28 C$
(80.55 $)
105.62 C$
(79.30 $)
     -1.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 142.07 C$
(106.67 $)
127.03 C$
(95.38 $)
     -10.58 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,995.81 C$
(1,498.58 $)
2,050.62 C$
(1,539.73 $)
     +2.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,583.64 C$
(1,189.09 $)
1,507.71 C$
(1,132.08 $)
     -4.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,804.84 C$
(2,856.91 $)
3,526.80 C$
(2,648.15 $)
     -7.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,703.71 C$
(2,030.12 $)
2,500.15 C$
(1,877.27 $)
     -7.53 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,142.43 C$
(857.81 $)
491.20 C$
(368.82 $)
     -57.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 835.25 C$
(627.16 $)
334.84 C$
(251.42 $)
     -59.91 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,566.28 C$
(2,677.79 $)
4,934.86 C$
(3,705.41 $)
     +38.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.77 4.20      +11.52 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:510280
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD