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Salem, MA vs Rockland, ME

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Rockland is 33.4% less expensive than Salem.
Rockland housing costs are 59.6% less expensive than Salem housing costs.
Health related expenses are 16.6% more in Rockland.

Cost of Living
 Salem, MARockland, MEUnited States
 123.282.0100
 108.0105.2100
 83.096.8100
 168.368.0100
 $389,000$157,300$231,200
 106.3102.4100
 103.057.1100
 109.899.4100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Salem    4 Reviews
Horrible place for a Family - 3/1/2016
I've been in Salem, Massachusetts for a year now because it brought me up here for my husband's job. Salem may be a great place to visit during Halloween but other... Read More

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Love it! - 3/21/2013
My husband and I move to Salem, MA from Long Island NY five years ago and we love it! We kept on visiting for Halloween and we just decided to move here for the hell of... Read More

Witch City, America - 5/12/2007
We are family friendly, albeit strange. We celebrate Halloween for a month. Check out the Haunted Happenings... Read More

Reviews for Rockland    8 Reviews
expensive but our primary values are here - 12/26/2013
we are paying our property taxes on a monthly basis now...at $287 per month it is like a mortgage! we have been here 5 years and these taxes have gradually increased... Read More

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expensive but our primary values are here - 12/26/2013
we are paying our property taxes on a monthly basis now...at $287 per month it is like a mortgage! we have been here 5 years and these taxes have gradually increased... Read More

Beautiful views but weather not the greatest - 5/21/2009
Rockland is a great town from July through mid October. Lots to see and do, culturally and environmentally but "cooler along the coast" is so true. Naturally... Read More

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ZIPS IN SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS
01970
ZIPS IN ROCKLAND, MAINE
04841

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