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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 2.46% higher than in Portland, OR
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Jose, CA are 21.27% higher than in Portland, OR
Rent Prices in San Jose, CA are 52.01% higher than in Portland, OR
Restaurant Prices in San Jose, CA are 15.38% higher than in Portland, OR
Groceries Prices in San Jose, CA are 2.10% higher than in Portland, OR
Local Purchasing Power in San Jose, CA is 35.57% higher than in Portland, OR
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  Portland, ORSan Jose, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.75 $ 17.00 $      +15.25 %
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) 4.50 $ 5.00 $      +11.11 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.97 $ 4.09 $      +2.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 2.00 $      +4.99 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.59 $ 1.77 $      +10.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.24 $ 3.73 $      +15.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.74 $ 2.96 $      +8.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.64 $ 2.13 $      +29.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.65 $ 3.17 $      +19.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.76 $ 6.08 $      +5.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.21 $ 4.28 $      -17.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.55 $ 5.06 $      -8.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.14 $ 1.99 $      -7.01 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.81 $      +13.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.30 $      -18.67 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.97 $ 1.70 $      -13.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.88 $ 1.26 $      +43.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.85 $ 1.11 $      +29.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $ 1.80 $      +7.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $ 1.38 $      -23.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.43 $ 15.00 $      +20.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $ 2.75 $      +33.32 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.11 $ 3.62 $      +16.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.53 $ 8.99 $      +37.78 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.25 $      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 70.00 $      -30.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.19 $ 5.00 $      +19.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 $ 5.00 $      +72.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 55.00 $      +83.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.02 $ 3.37 $      +11.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,009.50 $ 20,000.00 $      -0.05 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,290.90 $ 19,731.82 $      -2.76 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.59 $ 124.14 $      -13.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -8.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.84 $ 63.05 $      -1.24 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.02 $ 35.50 $      -11.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.67 $ 16.25 $      -17.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 12.75 $      +6.25 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 959.79 $ 1,412.27 $      +47.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,333.33 $ 15,800.00 $      +3.04 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.32 $ 45.17 $      -4.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.76 $ 37.23 $      +13.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.25 $ 70.62 $      -12.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.36 $ 84.00 $      -18.73 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,515.37 $ 2,413.24 $      +59.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,153.18 $ 2,128.93 $      +84.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,850.00 $ 3,484.06 $      +22.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,922.73 $ 3,285.00 $      +70.85 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 376.23 $ 656.44 $      +74.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 256.26 $ 511.06 $      +99.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,362.31 $ 5,527.92 $      +64.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.15 4.22      +1.77 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:274165
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD