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Cost of Living Comparison:
Portland, Oregon - Seattle, Washington

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A salary of $500 in Portland, Oregon should increase to $628 in Seattle, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandSeattle
Overall141177
Food108110
Housing205315
Median Home Cost$380,500$584,400
Utilities9694
Transportation117113
Health113116
Miscellaneous109113
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Seattle is 26% more expensive than Portland.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 53% more expensive in Seattle.

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