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

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Consumer Prices in Portland, OR are 17.38% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 37.35% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 56.17% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 23.96% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 19.34% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 21.29% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 7.50 $      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.99 $      -25.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 6.00 $      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.76 $ 4.11 $      -13.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $ 2.01 $      -19.41 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $ 1.50 $      -26.32 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.48 $ 3.19 $      -28.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.54 $ 2.70 $      -23.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.40 $ 2.09 $      -13.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.70 $ 2.76 $      -25.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.56 $ 6.23 $      -5.07 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.57 $ 4.68 $      -28.73 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.96 $ 6.42 $      -7.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.86 $ 2.16 $      -24.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.80 $      -5.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.16 $ 1.88 $      -13.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.14 $ 2.31 $      -26.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.04 $      -42.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.59 $ 1.23 $      -22.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.99 $ 1.76 $      -11.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $ 1.82 $      -7.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 13.50 $      -10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.69 $ 2.72 $      +1.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 $ 3.49 $      +24.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $ 7.50 $      -31.82 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 $ 100.00 $      +17.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.50 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.60 $      -13.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 35.00 $      +6.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $ 2.98 $      -18.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,010.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +8.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,357.24 $ 21,489.81 $      +0.62 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.80 $ 192.41 $      +15.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.12 $      -18.31 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.16 $ 65.98 $      -5.96 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.22 $ 36.09 $      -55.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.50 $ 24.10 $      +2.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,358.33 $ 1,250.66 $      -46.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,892.14 $ 17,223.67 $      -47.64 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.08 $ 49.75 $      -12.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.48 $ 36.42 $      -14.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.42 $ 83.66 $      -7.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.19 $ 98.38 $      -31.29 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,278.67 $ 1,554.67 $      -52.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,658.99 $ 1,243.94 $      -53.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,463.21 $ 2,717.00 $      -57.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,571.88 $ 1,922.80 $      -57.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,362.43 $ 391.99 $      -71.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 931.57 $ 236.44 $      -74.62 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Portland, OR Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,776.76 $ 3,834.73 $      -50.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.71 3.65      -1.60 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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