Yarmouth, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
121
Yarmouth's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
29 out of 29
In Maine
4,857 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 Yarmouth is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Yarmouth, ME?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Yarmouth has an overall cost of living index of 121 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maine, Yarmouth has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Maine's index of 103.

The standard of living in Yarmouth ranks as #4,859 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Yarmouth ranks as the #1,560 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

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Yarmouth Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Yarmouth Maine National Average
Overall 121 103 100
Services 108 109 100
Groceries 101 102 100
Health 115 115 100
Housing 147 92 100
Transportation 101 100 100
Utilities 109 110 100
For more reading on cost of living around Maine, check out:
Yarmouth Cost of Living Vs. ME

Yarmouth, 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.

$347,300
Median Home Value
$1,281
Median Rent
$69,576
Median Income
Statistic Yarmouth Maine United States
Median Home Value $347,300 $198,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,281 $873 $1,096
Median Income $69,576 $59,489 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.0x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Yarmouth Services Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Yarmouth Groceries Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Yarmouth Health Costs Vs. Maine

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

Detailed Yarmouth Transportation Costs Vs. Maine

Item Yarmouth 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 Yarmouth Utilities Costs Vs. Maine

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

Yarmouth SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Yarmouth

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Yarmouth
Portland, ME 66,706 111 0.9x
South Portland, ME 25,665 113 0.9x
Westbrook, ME 18,935 105 0.9x
Brunswick, ME 15,974 103 0.9x
Bath, ME 8,333 102 0.8x
Gorham, ME 7,322 112 0.9x
Topsham, ME 6,246 109 0.9x

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