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Cost of Living Comparison:
Bismarck, North Dakota - Portland, Oregon

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A salary of $80,000 in Bismarck, North Dakota should increase to $96,398 in Portland, Oregon

Cost of Living IndexesBismarckPortland
Overall116.6140.5
Food98.4107.5
Housing143.9204.8
Utilities93.496.3
Transportation106.2116.8
Health112.3113.1
Miscellaneous104.7109.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Portland is 20% more expensive than Bismarck.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 42% more expensive in Portland.

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