Portland is Oregon's most populous city, and the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest, after Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Portland and the region are noted for strong land-use planning and investment in light rail, supported by Metro. Portland is known for its large number of microbreweries and microdistilleries, and its coffee fanaticism.
Portland has an overall cost of living index which equates it with middle cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups.
The latest cost of living rank for each of the 13 Basket Groups is now available.