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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 $75,374 in Seattle, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandSeattle
100=national average

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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