Average Rent In Maine For November 2023

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2023-11-30
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What is the average rent in Maine?

The average rent in Maine for November 2023 is $1,100, according to the most recent data from ApartmentList. The average rent of a 2-bedroom apartment in Maine is $1,181. The average rent of a 1-bedroom apartment in Maine is $871.

Compared to the national average of $1,340, Maine rent costs -17.9% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Maine ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

Best Places To Raise A Family In Maine

How Does Maine Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticMEUSA% Difference
Average Rent$1,100$1,340 -17.9%
M-o-M Change -$22-$13 69.2%
Y-o-Y Change -$6-$14 -57.1%
M-o-M % Change -2.0%-1.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change -0.5%-1.0% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Maine


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Maine increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. 1-Bedroom rent is the cheapest in Maine clocking in at $871, while a 2-bedroom rental will set you back $1,181 per month.

If you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 2-bedroom rental for $590/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Maine check out:

Month Over Month Maine Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Maine has experienced a -$22 change in rent over the past month going from $1,122 to $1,100. That change comes out to -2.0%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed -$13 in the past month or -1.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2017 for Maine:

Year Over Year Maine Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Maine changed -$6 from $1,106 to $1,100. A change of -$6 means that rents changed -0.5% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of -$14 in the past year or -1.0%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2017 for Maine:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Maine

South Portland, ME
Source: Wikipedia User BMRR | CC BY-SA 3.0

Population: 25,431
Median Rent: $1,197
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Portland, ME
Source: Wikipedia User Bd2media | CC BY-SA 4.0

Population: 66,715
Median Rent: $1,089
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Saco, ME
Source: Wikipedia User Josh and Melanie Rosenthal | CC BY-SA 2.0

Population: 19,127
Median Rent: $1,080
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Biddeford, ME
Source: Wikipedia User Tomasso, English Wikipedia | GFDL

Population: 21,413
Median Rent: $977
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Westbrook, ME
Source: Wikipedia User Kenenth C. Zirkel | CC BY-SA 4.0

Population: 18,156
Median Rent: $961
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Brewer, ME
Source: Wikipedia User P199 | CC BY-SA 3.0

Population: 9,167
Median Rent: $923
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Hallowell, ME
Source: Wikipedia User Magicpiano | CC BY-SA 4.0

Population: 2,453
Median Rent: $909
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Belfast, ME
Source: Wikipedia User | CC BY-SA 3.0

Population: 6,680
Median Rent: $853
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Bangor, ME
Source: Public domain

Population: 32,237
Median Rent: $841
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Bath, ME
Source: Wikipedia User FlickreviewR 2 | CC BY 2.0

Population: 8,314
Median Rent: $822
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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