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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Oregon - Costa Mesa, California

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A salary of $94,600 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $133,652 in Costa Mesa, California

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandCosta Mesa
Overall140.5198.5
Food107.5106.3
Housing204.8391.3
Utilities96.3109.6
Transportation116.8113.2
Health113.1108
Miscellaneous109.4104.2
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Costa Mesa is 41% more expensive than Portland.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 91% more expensive in Costa Mesa.

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