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Milwaukee, WI vs Portland, OR

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Portland is 54.1% more expensive than Milwaukee.
Portland housing costs are 241.2% more expensive than Milwaukee housing costs.
Health related expenses are 17.2% less in Portland.

Cost of Living
 Milwaukee, WIPortland, ORUnited States
 84.9130.8100
 92.9103.7100
 103.885.9100
 53.2181.5100
 $123,100$419,600$231,200
 101.279.9100
 102.1129.9100
 95.7113.2100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Milwaukee    100 Reviews
Best Review Ever Written. - 1/18/2020
Like many waterfront cities (like Chicago, Detroit, Baltimore, St Louis, New Orleans, Memphis, etc, etc, etc), Milwaukee does have its violent side. This penchant... Read More

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Lakes and Festivals abound - 12/27/2019
I have lived in many cities across the country. Milwaukee by far has the best of all worlds. It's hip, relatively affordable, decent job market, and it's the city of... Read More

Top 5 worst cities - 5/16/2019
First of all i have lived here for 45 years. It was really good until the last 15 years. We have 6 months of winter now, no spring and when Summer comes around it's... Read More

Reviews for Portland    356 Reviews
Used to be a nice place to live - 2/18/2020
I moved into the area more than 30 years ago. Coming from the Midwest, which I thought was pretty hick, although I liked it, the first thing I said when I arrived was... Read More

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Antifa and Homelessness, name a more iconic duo - 2/3/2020
Home to Antifa, what more do you need to... Read More

Portland is only for the rich now. - 2/3/2020
Unless you have a lot of money to buy a house in a good neighborhood., don't move here. The city has gone down the tubes in the last 10 years or so, as have all the... Read More

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ZIPS IN MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN
53215, 53209, 53218, 53221, 53204, 53207, 53211, 53219, 53216, 53212, 22 total
ZIPS IN PORTLAND, OREGON
97206, 97202, 97233, 97219, 97236, 97230, 97211, 97266, 97217, 97203, 28 total

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