Cost of Living in Maine

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

Maine cost of living is 97.6

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

See the Maine housing market:  Homes For Sale,  Apartments,  Single Family Rentals

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COST OF LIVINGMaineUnited States
  Overall98100
  Grocery105.7100
  Health112100
  Housing81100
  Median Home Cost$149,700$185,800
  Utilities107100
  Transportation105100
  Miscellaneous104100
100=National Average
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Reviews for Maine    34 Reviews
winters - 2/19/2015
We are on this site to exit Maine in the winter. It is a beautiful and expensive (taxes) state. We plan to stay here most of the year, as 3 of the seasons are beautiful.... (Read More)

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JOBS/WEATHER - 2/8/2014
Unless you want to live around Portland Maine or maybe BIW, not much work in Maine, except min wage...Weather from Sept thru May, you freeze your butt off, put kids in... (Read More)

Please help " be honest" - 5/19/2013
Hi! This is my replay to " THINK TWINCE" as well as everyone else that has write on here. My name is Sam and Im a 25 year old women who is single , no kids and no... (Read More)


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