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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Maine, Maine is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Maine, Maine is more expensive.

Overall, Maine, Maine cost of living is 97.60.

  COST OF LIVINGMaine, MaineUnited States
  Overall  98100
  Grocery  105.7100
  Health  112100
  Housing  81100
  Utilities  107100
  Transportation  105100
  Miscellaneous  104100

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Maine's Economy as of 2010
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If you like bumper to bumper traffic, you won't be happy in Maine. If you don't make eye contact where you live now and are always, always aware of crime, protecting... (read more)
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