According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Maine for December 2020 is $1,750. With an averge apartment size of 1,333 sqft, the average price per square foot in Maine is $1.312.
Compared to the national average of $1,650, Maine rent costs 6.1% more. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Maine ranks.
Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:
As you would expect, the median price for rent in Maine increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Maine clocking in at $1,200, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $2,000 per month.
We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,387 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $500/room/month.
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Maine has experienced a $0 change in rent over the past month going from $1,750 to $1,750. That change comes out to 0.0%.
For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.
Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Maine:
Over the past year, the average rent in Maine changed $0 from $1,750 to $1,750. A change of $0 means that rents changed 0.0% in a year.
That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.
Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Maine:
Median Rent: $1,197
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Median Rent: $1,089
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Median Rent: $1,080
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Median Rent: $977
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Median Rent: $961
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Median Rent: $923
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Median Rent: $909
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Median Rent: $853
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Median Rent: $841
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Median Rent: $822
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