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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Oregon - Seattle, Washington

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A salary of $22,000 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $27,637 in Seattle, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandSeattle
Overall140.5176.5
Food107.5110.2
Housing204.8314.5
Utilities96.394
Transportation116.8113.3
Health113.1116.2
Miscellaneous109.4113.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Seattle is 26% more expensive than Portland.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 53% more expensive in Seattle.



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