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Cost of Living Comparison:
Fairbanks, Alaska - Portland, Maine

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A salary of $63,000 in Fairbanks, Alaska should increase to $63,780 in Portland, Maine

Cost of Living IndexesFairbanksPortland
Overall121123
Food132106
Housing114157
Median Home Cost$245,000$292,100
Utilities15096
Transportation112108
Health144114
Miscellaneous117105
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Portland is 1% more expensive than Fairbanks.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 19% more expensive in Portland.

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