Auburn, ME Cost of Living

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Auburn cost of living score
Less expensive
9.2% lower
than the US average
6.4% lower
than the Maine average
Auburn, Maine gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 90.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 9.2% lower than the U.S. average and 6.4% higher than the average for Maine.

Auburn, ME

Housing costs in Auburn?
A typical home costs $252,300, which is 25.4% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 24.5% less expensive than the average Maine home, at $334,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Auburn costs $1,070 per month, which is 25.2% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 16.8% cheaper than the state average of $1,250.

Can I afford Auburn?
To live comfortably in Auburn, Maine, a minimum annual income of $48,240 for a family, and $33,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Auburn?
Auburn, ME has an affordable cost of living compared to many other places in the United States. The median home price is $157,000, which is significantly lower than the national median home price of $223,900. Additionally, the cost of utilities and transportation is much lower than the US average. The overall cost of living index for Auburn is 88.2, which is 12.8% below the US average. This makes Auburn a great place to live for people who are looking for a more affordable lifestyle without sacrificing quality.
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I've lived in Maine 28 years. Maine is a beautiful state and Lewiston/Auburn (twin cites) are a nice area. Everything here. 4 seasons, clean air, best water in the  More

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Auburn is the residential-half of the twin cities of Lewiston-Auburn (L-A). Whereas Lewiston grew up around shoe, linen and other factories, Auburn claimed the suburbs  More

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