Cost of Living in Portland, OR

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2363
$5426
🛋️ Without rent
$905
$2998
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1458
$2428
🍽️ Food
$558
$1446
🚐 Transport
$160
$419
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4267
😀 Quality of life
88
🏙️ Population
653K

The average cost of living in Portland is $2363, which is in the top 2% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 213th out of 9294 in our global list, 164th out of 2202 in the United States, and 2nd out of 29 in Oregon State.

The median after-tax salary is $4267, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 143rd (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 33rd best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Oregon State. With an estimated population of 653K, Portland is the 26th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Portland International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 325 Oregon Health & Science University
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Prices in Portland

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

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