Home /  Compare Cost of Living / Comparing Portland to Los Angeles

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

Change cities

A salary of $40,000 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $52,029 in Los Angeles, California

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandLos Angeles
Overall125.7163.5
Food99.2110
Housing166.5280
Utilities98.1110.6
Transportation114.2110.7
Health112.5110.9
Miscellaneous105.8105.3
100=national average

Los Angeles is 30% more expensive than Portland.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

Housing is 68% more expensive in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals

Portland Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals


Most Recent Searches on Cost of Living

Current CityComparison City
La Verne, CaliforniaWesterville, OhioCompare
Bristol, TennesseeAsheville, North CarolinaCompare
Denver, ColoradoNewark, CaliforniaCompare
Sheboygan, WisconsinMobile, AlabamaCompare
Knoxville, TennesseeAberdeen, MarylandCompare
Milpitas, CaliforniaMountain View, CaliforniaCompare
Aurora, OhioHickory, North CarolinaCompare
Surprise, ArizonaDavis, CaliforniaCompare
Everett, WashingtonCupertino, CaliforniaCompare
Evanston, IllinoisPortland, MaineCompare
Tracy, CaliforniaAustin, TexasCompare
Alpharetta, GeorgiaCollierville, TennesseeCompare
Melville, New YorkMalvern, PennsylvaniaCompare
Sarasota, FloridaHarrisonburg, VirginiaCompare
Burlington, VermontSarasota, FloridaCompare
Fort Dodge, IowaTacoma, WashingtonCompare
San Jose, CaliforniaLittleton, ColoradoCompare
Kodiak, AlaskaPhoenix, ArizonaCompare
Clifton, TexasSan Francisco, CaliforniaCompare
Erie, PennsylvaniaHouston, TexasCompare

States with the Best Air Quality

Vermont
West Virginia
Virginia
South Dakota
Rhode Island