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Portland families need $69K to live modestly

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

A family of four in the Portland area needs to make $69,000 a year to live modestly.

According to the Economic Policy Institute’s Family Budget Calculator, a family of two parents and two children must make $68,722 for a “secure yet modest living standard.”

The calculator estimated costs including housing, food, child care, health care and taxes. The study determined that a family of four needs at least twice the amount of the federal poverty line to live modestly.

Read more at KGW.

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0 #1 exactlyGuest 2013-07-10 05:59:20
Exactly. And a single adult needs $30K and a roommate.
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