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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 2.17% lower than in San Jose, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portland, OR are 17.92% lower than in San Jose, CA
Rent Prices in Portland, OR are 35.30% lower than in San Jose, CA
Restaurant Prices in Portland, OR are 11.76% lower than in San Jose, CA
Groceries Prices in Portland, OR are 0.99% lower than in San Jose, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Portland, OR is 28.50% lower than in San Jose, CA
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  San Jose, CAPortland, ORDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.99 $ 15.00 $      -11.74 %
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 $ 5.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.01 $ 4.14 $      +3.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 1.92 $      -1.06 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $ 1.54 $      -9.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.78 $ 3.18 $      -15.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.84 $ 2.69 $      -5.20 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.60 $      -24.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.05 $ 2.75 $      -9.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.30 $ 6.06 $      -3.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.28 $ 4.96 $      +15.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.06 $ 5.95 $      +17.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 $ 2.23 $      +12.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.70 $      -16.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.30 $ 1.59 $      +22.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.70 $ 2.06 $      +21.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 $ 0.88 $      -22.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.83 $      -15.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $ 1.67 $      -7.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $ 1.77 $      +14.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.99 $ 12.43 $      -22.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.00 $ 2.08 $      -30.42 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.25 $ 3.08 $      -27.41 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.99 $ 6.65 $      -26.03 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $ 2.50 $      +11.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 100.00 $      +25.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 4.00 $      -20.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 2.83 $      -43.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 $ 30.00 $      -45.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.52 $ 3.24 $      -7.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,895.00 $ 20,014.25 $      +0.60 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,231.82 $ 20,649.34 $      +2.06 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.12 $ 153.47 $      +14.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.11 $      -5.73 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.83 $ 63.53 $      +4.43 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.12 $ 42.59 $      +17.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.68 $ 19.67 $      +11.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $ 12.00 $      -7.69 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,452.50 $ 1,018.72 $      -29.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,080.00 $ 15,654.55 $      -8.35 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.84 $ 48.78 $      +8.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.11 $ 33.69 $      -13.86 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.61 $ 78.93 $      +10.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.89 $ 101.25 $      +22.15 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,409.41 $ 1,548.39 $      -35.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,124.84 $ 1,150.00 $      -45.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,579.52 $ 2,786.36 $      -22.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,322.86 $ 1,915.15 $      -42.36 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 720.82 $ 378.80 $      -47.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 565.25 $ 258.99 $      -54.18 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,958.45 $ 3,496.89 $      -41.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 4.11      -2.05 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:183287
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD