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Cost of Living Comparison Between Portland, OR and San Jose, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Jose, CA are 2.25% higher than in Portland, OR
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Jose, CA are 21.86% higher than in Portland, OR
Rent Prices in San Jose, CA are 54.55% higher than in Portland, OR
Restaurant Prices in San Jose, CA are 13.32% higher than in Portland, OR
Groceries Prices in San Jose, CA are 1.00% higher than in Portland, OR
Local Purchasing Power in San Jose, CA is 39.83% higher than in Portland, OR
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  Portland, ORSan Jose, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 16.99 $      +13.30 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 60.00 $      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 8.00 $      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 $ 4.01 $      -3.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.92 $ 1.95 $      +1.07 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.54 $ 1.69 $      +10.03 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.18 $ 3.78 $      +18.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.69 $ 2.84 $      +5.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.60 $ 2.13 $      +33.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.75 $ 3.05 $      +10.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.06 $ 6.30 $      +3.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.96 $ 4.28 $      -13.63 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.95 $ 5.06 $      -14.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.23 $ 1.99 $      -11.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.84 $      +19.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.59 $ 1.30 $      -18.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.06 $ 1.70 $      -17.37 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.88 $ 1.14 $      +28.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.83 $ 0.99 $      +18.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $ 1.80 $      +7.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $ 1.54 $      -12.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.43 $ 15.99 $      +28.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 $ 3.00 $      +43.73 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.08 $ 4.25 $      +37.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.65 $ 8.99 $      +35.19 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.25 $      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 80.00 $      -20.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 5.00 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.83 $ 5.00 $      +76.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 55.00 $      +83.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.18 $ 3.52 $      +10.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,014.25 $ 19,895.00 $      -0.60 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,649.34 $ 20,231.82 $      -2.02 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.47 $ 134.12 $      -12.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +6.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.53 $ 60.83 $      -4.24 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.59 $ 36.12 $      -15.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.67 $ 17.68 $      -10.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 13.00 $      +8.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,018.72 $ 1,452.50 $      +42.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,654.55 $ 17,080.00 $      +9.11 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.78 $ 44.84 $      -8.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.69 $ 39.11 $      +16.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.93 $ 71.61 $      -9.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.25 $ 82.89 $      -18.13 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,548.39 $ 2,409.41 $      +55.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,150.00 $ 2,124.84 $      +84.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,786.36 $ 3,579.52 $      +28.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,915.15 $ 3,322.86 $      +73.50 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 378.80 $ 720.82 $      +90.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 258.99 $ 565.25 $      +118.25 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,496.89 $ 5,958.45 $      +70.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.11 4.19      +2.09 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:288183
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD