Home /  Compare Cost of Living / Comparing Portland to Seattle

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

Change cities

A salary of $60,000 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $73,652 in Seattle, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandSeattle
Overall125.7154.3
Food99.2107.7
Housing166.5252.4
Utilities98.192
Transportation114.2105.7
Health112.5118.5
Miscellaneous105.8110.3
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


Most Recent Searches on Cost of Living

Current CityComparison City
Parksley, VirginiaCharleston, South CarolinaCompare
Atlanta, GeorgiaRoyal Oak, MichiganCompare
Sonora, KentuckyMaricopa, ArizonaCompare
Ballston Spa, New YorkMarietta, GeorgiaCompare
Clermont, FloridaAnchorage, AlaskaCompare
Baltimore, MarylandTrenton, New JerseyCompare
Roseburg, OregonMedina, TexasCompare
Montgomery Village, MarylandFulton, MarylandCompare
Tampa, FloridaMarina del Rey, CaliforniaCompare
St. Charles, MissouriGrand Rapids, MichiganCompare
Orlando, FloridaOklahoma City, OklahomaCompare
Creedmoor, North CarolinaLouisville, ColoradoCompare
Mandeville, LouisianaFranklin, TennesseeCompare
Clermont, FloridaAnchorage, AlaskaCompare
Bethesda, MarylandSeattle, WashingtonCompare
Florence, ArizonaSun City, ArizonaCompare
Mason, OhioGibsonia, PennsylvaniaCompare
Carlisle, MassachusettsBrattleboro, VermontCompare
Naperville, IllinoisPhoenix, ArizonaCompare
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaHamilton Township Mercer, New JerseyCompare

States with the Best Air Quality

Vermont
West Virginia
Virginia
South Dakota
Rhode Island