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Cost of Living Comparison:
Boston, Massachusetts - Portage, Indiana

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A salary of $18,000 in Boston, Massachusetts could decrease to $10,436 in Portage, Indiana

Cost of Living IndexesBostonPortage
Overall17099
Food122110
Housing26973
Median Home Cost$499,400$134,800
Utilities149104
Transportation105123
Health125102
Miscellaneous131107
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Portage is 42% cheaper than Boston.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 73% cheaper in Portage.

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