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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Oregon - Ames, Iowa

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A salary of $87,000 in Portland, Oregon could decrease to $61,055 in Ames, Iowa

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandAmes
Overall14199
Food10895
Housing205101
Median Home Cost$427,500$177,100
Utilities9685
Transportation117104
Health113101
Miscellaneous10997
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Ames is 30% cheaper than Portland.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 58% cheaper in Ames.

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