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

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A salary of $70,000 in Portland, Maine should increase to $97,007 in Boston, Massachusetts

Cost of Living IndexesPortlandBoston
Overall123170
Food106122
Housing157269
Median Home Cost$292,473$499,400
Utilities96149
Transportation108105
Health114125
Miscellaneous105131
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Boston is 39% more expensive than Portland.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 70% more expensive in Boston.

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