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Cost of Living Comparison:
Los Angeles, California - Portland, Oregon

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A salary of $16,000 in Los Angeles, California could decrease to $13,526 in Portland, Oregon

Cost of Living IndexesLos AngelesPortland
Overall166.2140.5
Food95.5107.5
Housing314.1204.8
Utilities11096.3
Transportation102.2116.8
Health93.3113.1
Miscellaneous91.4109.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Portland is 15% cheaper than Los Angeles.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 34% cheaper in Portland.

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