Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR 

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Consumer Prices in Portland, OR are 3.2% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 13.6% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 28.2% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 22.2% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 1.4% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 14.2% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 17.50 $      -30.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 $ 95.00 $      -20.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 7.00 $      -30.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.35 $ 5.14 $      -3.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 2.69 $      -2.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 2.11 $      +1.7 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.76 $ 4.06 $      -14.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.80 $ 3.71 $      -22.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.66 $ 2.14 $      -19.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.41 $ 3.98 $      -26.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.22 $ 6.86 $      +10.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.25 $ 6.10 $      -15.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.12 $ 8.32 $      +2.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.46 $ 2.52 $      +2.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 $ 0.97 $      +2.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.50 $ 2.31 $      +54.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $ 2.22 $      -0.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.55 $      +7.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 $ 1.27 $      +20.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.06 $ 2.49 $      +21.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.22 $ 2.65 $      +19.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 2.11 $      -2.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.90 $ 3.62 $      -7.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 11.00 $      -8.3 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.50 $      +42.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 83.48 $ 100.00 $      +19.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 $ 3.80 $      +22.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.20 $      +18.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 36.00 $      +23.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.33 $ 4.23 $      -20.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,499.50 $ 31,000.00 $      +1.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,078.32 $ 26,808.60 $      -1.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.07 $ 267.73 $      +37.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 72.03 $ 62.24 $      -13.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.04 $ 74.68 $      +2.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.00 $ 43.00 $      -33.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.25 $ 53.60 $      +276.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $ 13.88 $      -18.4 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,950.00 $ 1,683.65 $      -13.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,750.00 $ 19,329.00 $      -32.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.66 $ 63.14 $      +0.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.33 $ 58.45 $      +38.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.74 $ 109.64 $      +2.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.75 $ 132.35 $      -9.2 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,489.46 $ 1,811.54 $      -27.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,084.68 $ 1,517.31 $      -27.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,678.20 $ 3,374.17 $      -27.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,762.71 $ 2,641.30 $      -29.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 725.78 $ 453.07 $      -37.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 667.07 $ 356.86 $      -46.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,331.08 $ 4,690.10 $      -25.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.73 6.60      -2.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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