Presque Isle, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
Presque Isle's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
3 out of 29
In Maine
2,509 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 Presque Isle is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Presque Isle, ME?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Presque Isle has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maine, Presque Isle has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Maine's index of 105.

The standard of living in Presque Isle ranks as #2,510 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Presque Isle ranks as the #3,897 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

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Presque Isle Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Presque Isle Maine National Average
Overall 95 105 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 109 109 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 59 92 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 107 107 100
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Presque Isle Cost of Living Vs. ME

Presque Isle, 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 Presque Isle Maine United States
Median Home Value $115,400 $190,400 $217,500
Median Rent $592 $853 $1,062
Median Income $39,366 $57,918 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Presque Isle Services Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Presque Isle Groceries Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Presque Isle Health Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Presque Isle Transportation Costs Vs. Maine

Item Presque Isle 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 Presque Isle Utilities Costs Vs. Maine

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

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