Penobscot County, ME Cost of Living


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Penobscot cost of living score
85.7
Less expensive
14.3% lower
than the US average
11.6% lower
than the Maine average
Penobscot Ma County, Maine gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 85.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 14.3% lower than the U.S. average and 11.6% higher than the average for Maine.

Penobscot County, ME

Housing costs in Penobscot?
A typical home costs $227,800, which is 32.6% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 31.8% less expensive than the average Maine home, at $334,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Penobscot costs $1,020 per month, which is 28.7% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 22.5% cheaper than the state average of $1,250.

Can I afford Penobscot?
To live comfortably in Penobscot Ma County, Maine, a minimum annual income of $43,560 for a family, and $31,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Penobscot?
Living in Penobscot, ME County is much more affordable than the rest of the United States. According to data, the median house value in Penobscot is $227,800, which is significantly lower than the national average of $338,100. Additionally, the cost of living in Penobscot is 85.7 compared to 100 for the US average. This means that residents of Penobscot are able to stretch their dollar much further than they would elsewhere in the country. Whether you’re a home-owner or renter, living in Penobscot can provide you with a good quality of life at an affordable cost.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesPenobscotMaineUnited States
  85.797.0100.0
  103.7107.1100
  101.096.5100.0
  67.8103.4100.0
  $227,800$334,000$338,100
  103.2%103.6%100.0%
  78.579.2100.0
  88.292.2100.0

   100=National Average

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