Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Ore Metro Area, Oregon gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 126.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 26.2 percent higher than the U.S. average and 10.4 percent lower than the average for Oregon.
A typical home costs $514,100, which is 52.1 percent more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 9.8 percent more expensive than the average Oregon home, at $468,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro costs $1,840 per month, which is 28.7 percent more than the national average of $1,430 and 17.4 percent more than the state average of $1,520.
To live comfortably in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Ore Metro Area, Oregon, a minimum annual income of $98,640 for a family, and $64,400 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area, Oregon is more expensive.
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metro Area cost of living is 126.2