Bath, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
104
Bath's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
13 out of 29
In Maine
3,612 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bath is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bath, ME?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bath has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maine, Bath has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Maine's index of 105.

The standard of living in Bath ranks as #3,613 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Bath ranks as the #2,794 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

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Bath Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Bath Maine National Average
Overall 104 105 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 109 109 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 87 92 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 107 107 100
For more reading on cost of living around Maine, check out:
Bath Cost of Living Vs. ME

Bath, ME Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$175,700
Median Home Value
$862
Median Rent
$48,252
Median Income
Statistic Bath Maine United States
Median Home Value $175,700 $190,400 $217,500
Median Rent $862 $853 $1,062
Median Income $48,252 $57,918 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Bath Services Costs Vs. Maine

Item Bath Maine
Shampoo $1.12 $1.01
Movie $11.33 $10.72
Bowling $15.63 $13.86

Detailed Bath Groceries Costs Vs. Maine

Item Bath Maine
Ground Beef $3.57 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.46 $1.4
Milk $2.08 $1.96

Detailed Bath Health Costs Vs. Maine

Item Bath Maine
Haircut $23.02 $17.49
Beauty Salon $43.54 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.29 $2.32

Detailed Bath Transportation Costs Vs. Maine

Item Bath Maine
Potatoes $3.46 $3.18
Pizza $11.02 $10.39
Beer $9.48 $9.23
Optometrist $148.43 $106.34
Doctor $151.95 $115.25
Dentist $107.57 $98.38

Detailed Bath Utilities Costs Vs. Maine

Item Bath Maine
Gasoline $2.57 $2.59
Tire Balancing $53.63 $48.9
All Electricity $191.47 $167.6
Phone $178.74 $163.42

Bath SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bath

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bath
Lewiston, ME 36,095 100 1.0x
Brunswick, ME 14,994 107 1.0x
Topsham, ME 6,222 110 1.1x
Yarmouth, ME 5,681 122 1.2x
Gardiner, ME 5,657 99 1.0x

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