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

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A salary of $40,000 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $47,317 in Los Angeles, California

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandLos Angeles
Overall140.5166.2
Food107.595.5
Housing204.8314.1
Utilities96.3110
Transportation116.8102.2
Health113.193.3
Miscellaneous109.491.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Los Angeles is 18% more expensive than Portland.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 53% more expensive in Los Angeles.

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