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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Oregon - Madison, Wisconsin

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A salary of $85,850 in Portland, Oregon could decrease to $66,969 in Madison, Wisconsin

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandMadison
Overall140.5109.6
Food107.5100.9
Housing204.8115.9
Utilities96.3104.6
Transportation116.8106.4
Health113.1122.1
Miscellaneous109.4106.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Madison is 22% cheaper than Portland.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 43% cheaper in Madison.

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