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

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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


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