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Cost of Living Comparison Between Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver, WA are 7.34% lower than in Portland, OR
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver, WA are 13.60% lower than in Portland, OR
Rent Prices in Vancouver, WA are 24.55% lower than in Portland, OR
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver, WA are 1.19% higher than in Portland, OR
Groceries Prices in Vancouver, WA are 7.79% lower than in Portland, OR
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver, WA is 5.59% higher than in Portland, OR
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
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 (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 6.00 $      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.20 $ 4.20 $      0.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $ 1.77 $      -7.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 $ 1.48 $      -0.15 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $ 3.00 $      -7.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.71 $ 2.50 $      -7.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 $ 1.75 $      -5.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.71 $ 2.23 $      -17.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.16 $ 5.50 $      -10.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.09 $ 3.50 $      -31.17 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.31 $ 6.00 $      -17.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.32 $ 2.07 $      -10.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.65 $      +1.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.40 $      0.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.57 $ 1.66 $      +5.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.89 $ 1.00 $      +12.50 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 $ 0.95 $      0.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $ 1.58 $      -1.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $ 1.98 $      +10.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 12.00 $      -17.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 2.06 $      +1.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 $ 3.06 $      0.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.83 $ 8.68 $      +27.18 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.00 $      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 62.00 $      -38.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 3.25 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 2.59 $      -0.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00 $      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.22 $ 3.22 $      0.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,409.46 $ 20,404.80 $      -8.95 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.53 $ 156.42 $      -11.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.10 $      -21.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.51 $ 65.51 $      0.00 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.12 $ 31.25 $      -27.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.89 $ 17.33 $      +9.10 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,214.96 $ 770.00 $      -36.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,968.67 $ 17,968.67 $      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.07 $ 44.67 $      -7.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.93 $ 34.93 $      0.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.84 $ 73.75 $      -7.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.96 $ 98.07 $      +4.38 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,532.45 $ 1,168.75 $      -23.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,139.89 $ 1,021.15 $      -10.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,626.92 $ 1,710.00 $      -34.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,896.88 $ 1,529.55 $      -19.36 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 371.50 $ 252.93 $      -31.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 252.78 $ 194.94 $      -22.88 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,732.54 $ 3,405.37 $      -8.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 4.30      +2.77 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:29058
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD