Portland vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Portland Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2363
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5426
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1458
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2428
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$558
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$160
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4267
$770
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
89
28
😀 Quality of life
88
61
🏙️ Population
653K
1.96M

The cost of living in Portland is 159% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 213th and 5672nd ($2363 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 164th and 4th in the United States and Mexico, respectively. Check the United States vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Portland compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Portland ranked 33rd best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 143rd and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Portland vs Tijuana

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Portland Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.6
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$61.7
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.54
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.96
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$5.11
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.37
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1578
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1198
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2709
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2045
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$190
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$60.2
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5316
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3221
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.49
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$95.7
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.5
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.28
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.63
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.47
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.97
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.6
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.6
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.06
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.28
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.3
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.5
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.29
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.1
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.08
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.96
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.94
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.94
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$55.2
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.3
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$152
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.5
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$66.2
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1392
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$16123
$3578

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952