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

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A salary of $145,000 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $281,331 in San Francisco, California

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandSan Francisco
Overall140.5272.6
Food107.5121.6
Housing204.8604.1
Utilities96.396.3
Transportation116.8114.6
Health113.1115.3
Miscellaneous109.4118.9
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Francisco is 94% more expensive than Portland.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 194% more expensive in San Francisco.

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