According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Caribou has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Maine, Caribou has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Maine's index of 105.
The standard of living in Caribou ranks as #2,371 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Caribou ranks as the #4,035 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.
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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.