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Portland, OR vs Seattle, WA

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Highlights
Seattle is 31.7% more expensive than Portland.
Seattle housing costs are 70.2% more expensive than Portland housing costs.
Health related expenses are 0.8% less in Seattle.

Cost of Living
 Portland, ORSeattle, WAUnited States
 130.8172.3100
 103.7108.7100
 85.985.2100
 181.5309.0100
 $419,600$714,400$231,200
 79.968.8100
 129.9137.5100
 113.2120.1100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Portland    363 Reviews
Great city with amenities - Millenials beware - 10/16/2020
I've lived in in the Portland area for 27 years (grew up here). It has a lot of things going for it. Great restaurants, breweries and bars, and neighborhoods, plenty of... Read More

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Moved from Tx to Portland love portland! - 10/14/2020
Moved here to portland, recently, from houston texas. I was lucky to have lived in a trans friendly area in texas (Montrose) but new landlord decided to “remodel” a few... Read More

A city like no other - 9/29/2020
Seeing that the 2 star reviews are all from 2020 I'm wondering if they're all legitimate. Portland is a very unique city. The unofficial slogan is Keep Portland Weird.... Read More

Reviews for Seattle    299 Reviews
Seattle Now: The Lab Created Emerald City - 9/27/2020
Seattle used to offer something for everyone be it tech professionals; blue, pink and white collar workers, artsy types, social outcasts, homeless runaways seeking... Read More

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A gorgeous, unique city with some true pain points - 8/3/2020
A beautiful, vibrant city with many unique neighborhoods, Seattle is what you can make of it. Crime is half of what it was 30 years ago, and the city, while having a... Read More

Seattle is dead. - 7/23/2020
Once a safe and clean major city when run by moderate leaders, Seattle has become a radically left democratic stronghold of rampant crime, gangs, looting riots, homeless... Read More

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ZIPS IN PORTLAND, OREGON
97206, 97202, 97233, 97219, 97236, 97230, 97211, 97266, 97217, 97203, 28 total
ZIPS IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98109, 28 total

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