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San Francisco, CA vs Portland, OR

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- The Median Age in Portland is 2.2 years younger than in San Francisco.
- Portland housing costs are 69.6% less expensive than San Francisco housing costs.
- The average commute for residents of Portland is 6.7 minutes shorter than it is for residents of San Francisco.

 San Francisco, CAPortland, ORUnited States

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Reviews for San Francisco    146 Reviews
No. - 7/12/2020
I was born and raised in San Francisco and have nothing but fond memories from my childhood there. My family moved from there to Pacifica in 1964.To see San Francisco... Read More

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Amazing City - 5/27/2020
There are no words for how amazing San Francisco is. It is a beautiful city indeed. The only problem I have had there is I didn't stay long enough! There are many places... Read More

Oh, how far the city has fallen. - 5/19/2020
It's shocking to see how this city has become a rotten, stinking, ruined shell of what it once was. It's now populated by wealthy people who only care about themselves,... Read More

Reviews for Portland    357 Reviews
trendiness and homelessness plague - 7/9/2020
Lived there 5 years and couldn't wait to leave. No place I'd rather be than the PNW in the summer, but doesn't make up for the other 9 months of cold gray. If you love... Read More

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Expensive but amazingly beautiful - 6/12/2020
First off I will say that I just looked up 12 major cities on this site and they all had 2 stars so I think people come here to complain more than to enlighten. I lived... Read More

What if San Francisco and Sacramento had a baby? - 4/9/2020
Such a beautiful city to visit. I wish I could have given more stars but the economy is weak. So if someone said earlier come here with a will paying steady job and you... Read More

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Compare San Francisco, California Cost of Living vs Portland, Oregon Cost of Living: Taxes, Childcare, Groceries, Health...
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94112, 94110, 94122, 94109, 94116, 94121, 94117, 94134, 94118, 94115, 27 total
97206, 97202, 97233, 97219, 97236, 97230, 97211, 97266, 97217, 97203, 28 total


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