Maine's cost of living is over 17 points higher than the national average. You can expect to pay more for everything, though the average rent is surprisingly almost $100 less than the US average. One area where Maine gets expensive is its housing costs, over 42 points more than the national average. However, the median home cost goes for nearly $100K less than the national average. It can depend on where you're moving to, as some areas in Maine are cheaper than others. So look around and see if there's an area you can call home in Maine.
|COST OF LIVING||Maine||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$190,400||$291,700|