Kennebunk, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
117
Kennebunk's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
28 out of 29
In Maine
4,633 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 Kennebunk is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kennebunk, ME?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kennebunk has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maine, Kennebunk has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Maine's index of 105.

The standard of living in Kennebunk ranks as #4,636 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Kennebunk ranks as the #1,770 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

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Kennebunk Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Kennebunk Maine National Average
Overall 117 105 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 109 109 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 130 92 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 107 107 100
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Kennebunk Cost of Living Vs. ME

Kennebunk, 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.

$301,700
Median Home Value
$935
Median Rent
$68,082
Median Income
Statistic Kennebunk Maine United States
Median Home Value $301,700 $190,400 $217,500
Median Rent $935 $853 $1,062
Median Income $68,082 $57,918 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.4x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Kennebunk Services Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Kennebunk Groceries Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Kennebunk Health Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Kennebunk Transportation Costs Vs. Maine

Item Kennebunk 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 Kennebunk Utilities Costs Vs. Maine

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

Kennebunk SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
3
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kennebunk

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kennebunk
Biddeford, ME 21,462 110 0.9x
Saco, ME 19,497 113 1.0x
Somersworth, NH 11,925 105 0.9x
Old Orchard Beach, ME 8,862 108 0.9x

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