Brunswick, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
103
Brunswick's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
15 out of 29
In Maine
3,487 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Brunswick is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Brunswick, ME?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Brunswick has an overall cost of living index of 103 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maine, Brunswick has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Maine's index of 103.

The standard of living in Brunswick ranks as #3,487 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Brunswick ranks as the #2,932 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

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Brunswick Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Brunswick Maine National Average
Overall 103 103 100
Services 111 109 100
Groceries 103 102 100
Health 114 115 100
Housing 99 92 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 106 110 100
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Brunswick Cost of Living Vs. ME

Brunswick, 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.

$237,600
Median Home Value
$1,031
Median Rent
$63,458
Median Income
Statistic Brunswick Maine United States
Median Home Value $237,600 $198,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,031 $873 $1,096
Median Income $63,458 $59,489 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Brunswick Services Costs Vs. Maine

Item Brunswick Maine
Shampoo $0.99 $1.06
Movie $11.3 $10.68
Bowling $14.83 $14.67

Detailed Brunswick Groceries Costs Vs. Maine

Item Brunswick Maine
Ground Beef $3.46 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.34 $1.39
Milk $2.34 $2.05

Detailed Brunswick Health Costs Vs. Maine

Item Brunswick Maine
Haircut $26.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $46.33 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.67 $2.34

Detailed Brunswick Transportation Costs Vs. Maine

Item Brunswick Maine
Potatoes $3.74 $3.29
Pizza $11.09 $10.62
Beer $10.74 $9.38
Optometrist $148.43 $108.57
Doctor $151.95 $116.17
Dentist $107.57 $99.13

Detailed Brunswick Utilities Costs Vs. Maine

Item Brunswick Maine
Gasoline $2.19 $2.22
Tire Balancing $53.63 $50.07
All Electricity $200.33 $167.67
Phone $171.07 $175.64

Brunswick SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Brunswick

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Brunswick
Lewiston, ME 36,158 97 0.9x
Auburn, ME 23,267 97 0.9x
Bath, ME 8,333 102 1.0x
Topsham, ME 6,246 109 1.1x
Yarmouth, ME 5,752 121 1.2x

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