Portland, Maine 

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Cost of Living in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine is located on the Atlantic Ocean coast and has a population estimated at 67 thousand people. This beautiful city provides stunning views along with access to many cultural attractions including art galleries, museums, theatres, historical sites and more. The cost of living here is slightly higher than the national average due to increased housing costs but nonetheless remains an attractive destination due to its picturesque environment and higher median incomes relative to other cities nearby.

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Portland is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Portland, Maine is more expensive.

Portland cost of living is 111.9

COST OF LIVINGPortlandMaineUSA
  111.997100
  111.3107.1100
  90.596.5100
  149.1103.4100
  $451,100$334,000$338,100
  102.7103.6100
  76.479.2100
  114.392.2100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Portland    35 Reviews
    Ruined by pandemic, Not worth cost to live here - 10/23/2021
    Used to be great before the pandemic. Now people from out of state have ruined it by paying New York prices for real estate site unseen. Why would you live in Maine when... Read More

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    Tears and Jimmy Johns - 6/23/2021
    I have never lived here but the lack of Jimmy John’s is depressing and makes me wish I was deceased.... Read More

    bad experience!! - 9/21/2018
    I found out I was allergic to corn on the cob here. I would give Portland twelve thumbs downs if I could. My friend told me there was a subway here and I thought he... Read More
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    ZIP CODES IN PORTLAND, MAINE
    04103 04102 04101 04108 04109 04019

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