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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 $27,006 in Seattle, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandSeattle
100=national average

Seattle is 23% more expensive than Portland.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

Housing is 51% more expensive in Seattle.

Seattle Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals

Portland Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals

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