Biddeford, ME Cost of Living

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Biddeford cost of living score
More expensive
9.9% higher
than the US average
13.3% higher
than the Maine average
Biddeford, Maine gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 109.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 9.9% higher than the U.S. average and 13.3% higher than the average for Maine.

Biddeford, ME

Housing costs in Biddeford?
A typical home costs $404,700, which is 19.7% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 21.2% more expensive than the average Maine home, at $334,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Biddeford costs $1,320 per month, which is 7.7% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 5.3% more than the state average of $1,250.

Can I afford Biddeford?
To live comfortably in Biddeford, Maine, a minimum annual income of $77,400 for a family, and $41,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Biddeford?
The cost of living in Biddeford, ME is quite reasonable. According to the Best Places Cost of Living Index, the city has a rating of 101.4 out of 100 making it 1.4% cheaper than the national average. Housing costs are quite affordable with a median list price of $245,000 for a home and a median rent price of $1,143 per month. Groceries and utilities are also reasonably priced making it an ideal place to live for those looking for an affordable lifestyle in a beautiful setting.
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The cost of living in Maine is very high. I moved to Biddeford from Boston so we could afford to buy our first home. We had just had a baby and felt it was important to  More

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Over 16 years ago

I don't live in Biddeford, but I visit frequently and it is a nice little Maine town. It has a little of the strip growth and still maintains the older part of town.  More

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Over 18 years ago

Was big in sheeting and blankets. Very large portionof the people are  More

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