Portland, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
95
Portland's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
269 out of 405
In Texas
2,449 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Portland is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Portland, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Portland has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Portland has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Portland ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Portland ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Portland Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Portland Texas National Average
Overall 95 94 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 87 89 100
Health 81 95 100
Housing 94 83 100
Transportation 95 89 100
Utilities 135 101 100
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Portland Cost of Living Vs. TX

Portland, TX Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Texas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$178,600
Median Home Value
$1,392
Median Rent
$77,409
Median Income
Statistic Portland Texas United States
Median Home Value $178,600 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,392 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $77,409 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Portland Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Portland Texas
Shampoo $0.85 $1.06
Movie $8.56 $10.68
Bowling $14.33 $14.67

Detailed Portland Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Portland Texas
Ground Beef $4.11 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.03 $1.39
Milk $1.63 $2.05

Detailed Portland Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Portland Texas
Haircut $19.08 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.1 $2.34

Detailed Portland Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Portland Texas
Potatoes $2.54 $3.29
Pizza $10.49 $10.62
Beer $9.56 $9.38
Optometrist $110.58 $108.57
Doctor $89.44 $116.17
Dentist $71.42 $99.13

Detailed Portland Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Portland Texas
Gasoline $1.89 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.52 $50.07
All Electricity $269.89 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

Portland SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Portland

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Portland
Corpus Christi, TX 326,332 90 0.9x
Kingsville, TX 25,367 87 0.9x
Alice, TX 18,859 87 0.9x
Beeville, TX 14,261 85 0.9x
Lakeside, VA 12,749 99 1.0x
Robstown, TX 11,214 80 0.8x
Ingleside, TX 9,768 91 1.0x
Aransas Pass, TX 9,269 87 0.9x

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