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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Maine - Washington, District of Columbia

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A salary of $70,000 in Portland, Maine should increase to $90,498 in Washington, District of Columbia

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandWashington
Overall123159
Food106110
Housing157274
Median Home Cost$292,100$566,800
Utilities96106
Transportation108107
Health114101
Miscellaneous10599
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Washington is 29% more expensive than Portland.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 94% more expensive in Washington.

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