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Portland, OR vs Seattle, WA

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Highlights
- The Median Age in Seattle is 1.1 years younger than in Portland.
- Seattle housing costs are 74.0% more expensive than Portland housing costs.
- The average commute for residents of Seattle is 1.3 minutes longer than it is for residents of Portland.

Overview
 Portland, ORSeattle, WAUnited States
 630,331688,245321,004,407
 $61,532$79,565$57,652
 36.835.737.8
 $423,300$736,500$219,700
 3.5%3.1%3.9%
 26.1427.4626.38

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Reviews for Portland    346 Reviews
Take time to love Portland - 4/25/2019
Portland still has the small town feel and makes you feel like you're in a community. The worst problem is so many people are moving here. Great food scene for those... Read More

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stay as Far Away as you can youve bee warned - 4/6/2019
i have lived here all my Life and it is time to leave the good and the bad and the happy and the sad with that said its its all the bad and the sad i have nothing... Read More

Over 30 years the place really went downhill. - 2/23/2019
I moved in 30 years ago to a lovely 1907 home in a quiet, close-in neighborhood. It reminded me so much of NE Minneapolis I thought I was back there again. But over... Read More

Reviews for Seattle    295 Reviews
Great city - 4/5/2019
I can't even believe these people complaining about Seattle... Lol. Seriously? There are really only two bad parts of town. Pioneer Square and Rainier Valley. And... Read More

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A City On A Moral and Cultural Decline... - 3/27/2019
Substance Abuse, crime ( 10% conviciton rate for city ) heroin addicts shooting up on sidewalks, rapes, needles and drug paraphernalia...Police told not to arrest...its... Read More

Why is Seattle even on this list? It's a horrible - 3/21/2019
I live an hour north of Seattle and avoid it like the plague. Yes the scenery is beautiful but it has the highest property crime in the nation due to all the 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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