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Portland, Oregon
Boulder, Colorado
USA
COST OF LIVING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Boulder is 26.7% more expensive than Portland.
Boulder housing costs are 68.0% more than Portland housing costs.
Health related expenses are 9.2% less in Boulder.
COST OF LIVING

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Comments about Portland

re: Portland Dec. 2016 - 12/17/2016: Thank you for putting words to my thoughts and observations. As a business owner I couldn't agree... (read more)

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Comments about Boulder

Too Expensive to Stay: I've lived in Boulder for 10 years, and we're moving this summer. It's just gotten too expensive to stay. My husband makes a very good salary, but it's not... (read more)

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