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Cost of Living Comparison:
Boston, Massachusetts - Portland, Maine

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A salary of $100,000 in Boston, Massachusetts could decrease to $72,160 in Portland, Maine

Cost of Living IndexesBostonPortland
Overall170123
Food122106
Housing269157
Median Home Cost$499,400$292,473
Utilities14996
Transportation105108
Health125114
Miscellaneous131105
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Portland is 28% cheaper than Boston.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 41% cheaper in Portland.

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