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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Oregon - San Diego, California

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A salary of $34,000 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $40,171 in San Diego, California

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandSan Diego
100=national average

San Diego is 18% more expensive than Portland.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 42% more expensive in San Diego.

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