Old Town, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
Old Town's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
8 out of 29
In Maine
2,890 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 Old Town is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Old Town, ME?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Old Town has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Old Town ranks as #2,890 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Old Town ranks as the #3,528 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

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Old Town Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Old Town Maine National Average
Overall 98 103 100
Services 108 109 100
Groceries 100 102 100
Health 112 115 100
Housing 70 92 100
Transportation 103 100 100
Utilities 110 110 100
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Old Town Cost of Living Vs. ME

Old Town, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Old Town Maine United States
Median Home Value $134,500 $198,000 $229,800
Median Rent $782 $873 $1,096
Median Income $41,406 $59,489 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Old Town Services Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Old Town Groceries Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Old Town Health Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Old Town Transportation Costs Vs. Maine

Item Old Town 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 Old Town Utilities Costs Vs. Maine

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

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