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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Maine - Washington, District of Columbia

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A salary of $70,000 in Portland, Maine should increase to $90,498 in Washington, District of Columbia

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandWashington
Overall122.6158.5
Food106.1110.4
Housing157.4274
Utilities96.4105.8
Transportation107.5106.5
Health113.5100.5
Miscellaneous10599.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Washington is 29% more expensive than Portland.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 74% more expensive in Washington.



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