Rockland, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
98
Rockland's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
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 Rockland is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Rockland, ME?

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

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

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

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Rockland Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Rockland Maine National Average
Overall 98 103 100
Services 109 109 100
Groceries 100 102 100
Health 114 115 100
Housing 81 92 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 108 110 100
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Rockland Cost of Living Vs. ME

Rockland, 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.

$169,300
Median Home Value
$761
Median Rent
$46,895
Median Income
Statistic Rockland Maine United States
Median Home Value $169,300 $198,000 $229,800
Median Rent $761 $873 $1,096
Median Income $46,895 $59,489 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Rockland Services Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Rockland Groceries Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Rockland Health Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Rockland Transportation Costs Vs. Maine

Item Rockland 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 Rockland Utilities Costs Vs. Maine

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

Rockland SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
6
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Rockland

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Rockland
Augusta, ME 18,662 99 1.0x
Waterville, ME 16,623 97 1.0x
Brunswick, ME 15,974 103 1.1x
Brewer, ME 9,026 100 1.0x
Bath, ME 8,333 102 1.0x
Ellsworth, ME 8,085 102 1.0x
Belfast, ME 6,710 108 1.1x
Topsham, ME 6,246 109 1.1x
Gardiner, ME 5,670 97 1.0x

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