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

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Consumer Prices in Portland, OR are 2.75% lower than in San Jose, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 17.65% lower than in San Jose, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 34.13% lower than in San Jose, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 13.33% lower than in San Jose, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 2.06% lower than in San Jose, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 25.28% lower than in San Jose, CA
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  San Jose, CAPortland, ORDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $ 14.75 $      -13.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 50.00 $      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.50 $      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 4.50 $      -10.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.09 $ 3.97 $      -2.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.91 $      -4.75 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.77 $ 1.59 $      -9.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 $ 3.24 $      -13.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.96 $ 2.74 $      -7.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.64 $      -22.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.17 $ 2.65 $      -16.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.08 $ 5.76 $      -5.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.28 $ 5.21 $      +21.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.06 $ 5.55 $      +9.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 $ 2.14 $      +7.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.71 $      -11.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.30 $ 1.60 $      +22.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.97 $      +15.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.26 $ 0.88 $      -30.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.85 $      -22.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $ 1.67 $      -6.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.38 $ 1.80 $      +30.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.43 $      -17.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $ 2.06 $      -24.99 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.62 $ 3.11 $      -14.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.99 $ 6.53 $      -27.42 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $ 2.50 $      +11.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $ 100.00 $      +33.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 4.19 $      -6.89 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 2.90 $      -42.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 $ 30.00 $      -45.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.40 $ 3.02 $      -11.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 20,009.50 $      +0.05 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,754.17 $ 20,290.90 $      +2.72 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 128.35 $ 143.59 $      +11.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.11 $      +8.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.55 $ 63.84 $      +0.46 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.78 $ 40.02 $      +11.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.25 $ 19.67 $      +21.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.75 $ 12.00 $      -5.88 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,412.27 $ 959.79 $      -32.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,800.00 $ 15,333.33 $      -2.95 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.87 $ 47.32 $      +5.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.00 $ 32.76 $      -8.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.12 $ 80.25 $      +12.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.25 $ 103.36 $      +19.83 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,391.08 $ 1,515.37 $      -36.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,132.49 $ 1,152.14 $      -45.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,501.61 $ 2,850.00 $      -18.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,270.00 $ 1,922.73 $      -41.20 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 667.61 $ 376.23 $      -43.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515.42 $ 256.26 $      -50.28 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,464.24 $ 3,362.31 $      -38.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 4.15      -1.21 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:168274
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD