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Portland, OR vs Los Angeles, CA

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Highlights
- Household income in Los Angeles, is 11% less than it is in Portland and is 6% below the National Average.
- Portland unemployment rate is 6.9%.
- Los Angeles unemployment rate is 10.6%.


Economy
 Portland, ORLos Angeles, CAUnited States
 Unemployment Rate6.9%10.6%6.0%
 Recent Job Growth0.9%0.7%1.6%
 Future Job Growth42.4%34.6%33.5%
 Sales Taxes0.0%9.5%6.2%
 Income Taxes9.0%8.0%4.6%
 Income per Cap.$36,492$31,563$31,177
 Household Income$61,532$54,501$57,652
 Family Median Income$80,212$61,092$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Portland, ORLos Angeles, CAUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K12.5%13.8%11.5%
 Income between 15K and 20K4.4%5.4%4.8%
 Income between 20K and 30K8.5%10.2%9.7%
 Income between 30K and 40K8.0%9.1%9.3%
 Income between 40K and 50K8.1%8.0%8.5%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.3%6.9%7.7%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.7%8.9%9.9%
 Income between 75K and 100K12.7%10.7%12.3%
 Income between 100K and 150K15.1%12.8%14.1%
 Income between 150K and 200K6.1%5.9%5.8%
 Income greater than 200K7.6%8.3%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Portland, ORLos Angeles, CAUnited States
 Management, business, finance18.0%14.3%15.1%
 Engineering, computers, science8.2%4.2%5.6%
 Community, social services2.7%1.4%1.7%
 Legal1.8%1.7%1.1%
 Education, library6.5%4.7%6.0%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment4.5%6.6%2.0%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology6.4%4.3%5.9%
 Healthcare support1.9%1.8%2.4%
 Firefighters, law enforcement1.1%1.6%2.2%
 Food preparation, serving7.4%6.4%5.8%
 Building maintenance2.7%5.7%3.9%
 Personal care4.3%5.2%3.7%
 Sales, office, administrative support20.4%22.5%23.5%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.4%0.3%0.7%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair4.4%7.5%8.2%
 Production, transportation, material moving9.3%11.8%12.2%

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Reviews for Portland    384 Reviews
Portland. A Critically broken & ill City. - 11/11/2021
I've lived in Portland for over 20 years (split with a 10 year move to Los Angeles) and it is now a virtually paralyzed city, drowning in poverty and poverty... Read More

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Really like overall, but definitely a few issues - 9/30/2021
I've lived in Portland for almost five years. I love the neighborhood feel where I live. There are regularly people out walking, biking, talking, and kids playing. On... Read More

Could’ve been something but took a bad turn. - 8/3/2021
Lived in Oregon for 29 years, Portland for 3. Early on, the homeless problem was prevalent but not overwhelming but seems to have skyrocketed in the past few years.... Read More

Reviews for Los Angeles    243 Reviews
Toxic Wasteland - 11/7/2021
If I could give this place negative five stars, I would. Most of the people here are a giant waste of time. They are liars, manipulators, psychopaths, and sociopaths.... Read More

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Worth the hustle to live there - 10/3/2021
Even with the high costs of living and the sooty air, I feel there is no other place in USA that has access to oceans and beaches, cultural and recreational... Read More
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Pros & Cons listed - 9/28/2021
Ahhh where to begin? Long summary so bare with me. Born and raised in this ****hole, after 25 years finally getting close to be able to move state as I dreamed, as I've... Read More

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ZIPS IN PORTLAND, OREGON
97206, 97202, 97233, 97219, 97236, 97230, 97211, 97266, 97217, 97203, 28 total
ZIPS IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
90011, 91331, 91342, 90044, 91335, 91402, 90003, 90026, 90019, 91343, 108 total

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