Cleveland vs Portland - Cost of Living Comparison

Cleveland Portland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1769
$2363
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4070
$5426
🏠 One person rent
$1013
$1458
🏘️ Family rent
$1654
$2428
🍽️ Food expenses
$521
$558
🚐 Transport expenses
$115
$160
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4327
$4267
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
4 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
84
89
😀 Quality of life
88
88
🏙️ Population
381K
653K

The cost of living in Cleveland is 25% less expensive than in Portland. Cities ranked 2056th and 213th ($1769 vs $2363) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1853rd and 164th in the United States.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cleveland compared to 1.8 months in Portland. Ranked 32nd vs 33rd best cities to live in the United States, and 140th vs 143rd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cleveland vs Portland

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Cleveland Portland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13
$14.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.3
$61.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.07
$8.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.34
$5.96
 Cappuccino
$4.36
$5.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.79
$2.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1171
$1578
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$755
$1198
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2013
$2709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1264
$2045
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$186
$190
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.7
$60.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.43%
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$5316
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$306
$3221
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.61
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$90.3
$95.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
$20.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.07
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.31
$2.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$3.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.74
$3.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$10.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$4.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$5.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
$5.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.5
$1.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
$1.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$15.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
$3.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.31
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.28
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.23
$7.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
$3.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$2.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.8
$55.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.7
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$77.3
$152
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$25.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.2
$66.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$929
$1392
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13276
$16123

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Cities near Cleveland

Distance City Cost of living
8.8 km or 5.4 mi Garfield Heights
$1945
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Cleveland Heights
$1945
9.9 km or 6.1 mi Shaker Heights
$1935
11 km or 6.8 mi Lakewood
$1936
11 km or 6.9 mi Parma
$1746
12 km or 7.5 mi Maple Heights
$1946
13 km or 7.8 mi South Euclid
$1935
13 km or 8.2 mi Parma Heights
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Rocky River
$1942
15 km or 9.4 mi Bedford
$1946
18 km or 11 mi Euclid
$1940
19 km or 12 mi North Royalton
$1943
22 km or 13 mi Solon
$1964
22 km or 13 mi North Olmsted
$1941
22 km or 14 mi Westlake
$1944
23 km or 14 mi Strongsville
$1940
28 km or 17 mi Avon Lake
$1950
28 km or 18 mi Willoughby
$1585
30 km or 18 mi Avon
$2099
30 km or 18 mi Brunswick
$1937
30 km or 18 mi North Ridgeville
$1953
33 km or 21 mi Hudson
$1937
36 km or 22 mi Mentor
$1781
38 km or 24 mi Elyria
$1938
40 km or 25 mi Cuyahoga Falls
$1937
41 km or 25 mi Stow
$1951
42 km or 26 mi Lorain
$1941
42 km or 26 mi Medina
$1651
45 km or 28 mi Kent
$1675
47 km or 29 mi Akron
$1543
51 km or 32 mi Wadsworth
$1827
52 km or 32 mi Barberton
$1935
61 km or 38 mi Green
$1948
76 km or 47 mi Warren
$1935
77 km or 48 mi Massillon
$1937
78 km or 49 mi Wooster
$1347
79 km or 49 mi Alliance
$1942
79 km or 49 mi Canton
$1519
83 km or 52 mi Norwalk
$1944
87 km or 54 mi Sandusky
$1998

Cities near Portland

Distance City Cost of living
8.1 km or 5.1 mi Milwaukie
$1835
11 km or 6.7 mi Lake Oswego
$1938
11 km or 6.9 mi Beaverton
$1967
13 km or 8.2 mi Tigard
$1942
14 km or 8.7 mi Vancouver
$1932
17 km or 11 mi West Linn
$1942
18 km or 11 mi Tualatin
$1948
18 km or 11 mi Gresham
$2062
18 km or 11 mi Oregon City
$1942
25 km or 16 mi Hillsboro
$2113
33 km or 21 mi Newberg
$1940
35 km or 21 mi Forest Grove
$1943
44 km or 27 mi Woodburn
$1981
54 km or 33 mi McMinnville
$1893
64 km or 40 mi Keizer
$1936
71 km or 44 mi Salem
$1863
72 km or 45 mi Longview
$1732
104 km or 65 mi Albany
$1981
116 km or 72 mi Corvallis
$1912
116 km or 72 mi The Dalles
$2177
136 km or 84 mi Centralia
$2061
165 km or 102 mi Springfield
$2290
166 km or 103 mi Eugene
$1814
168 km or 105 mi Lacey
$2242
171 km or 106 mi Olympia
$1998
177 km or 110 mi Spanaway
$1965
181 km or 113 mi Redmond
$1941
184 km or 114 mi Lakewood
$2134
185 km or 115 mi Aberdeen
$1964
187 km or 116 mi Puyallup
$2448
190 km or 118 mi University Place
$1959
192 km or 120 mi Tacoma
$2343
195 km or 121 mi Bend
$2589
201 km or 125 mi Federal Way
$1949
202 km or 125 mi Auburn
$2138
206 km or 128 mi Yakima
$1942
210 km or 131 mi Kent
$2072
210 km or 131 mi Des Moines
$1949
211 km or 131 mi Maple Valley
$1936
216 km or 134 mi SeaTac
$2467