According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Augusta has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Maine, Augusta has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Maine's index of 103.
The standard of living in Augusta ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Augusta ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.
|Living Expense||Augusta||Maine||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Maine, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|Median Home Value||$145,700||$198,000||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||3.8x||3.3x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.23x||0.18x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Augusta|