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The US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics provides data for the US and Northeast Metropolitan Areas including Bangor Lewiston-Auburn and Portland.

To view the Cost of Living for Maine visit http://www.cityrating.com/costOfLiving/state.asp?state=ME

A Cost of Living calculator is available at http://www.homefair.com/

Cost of Living Indexes

Natl. Average

Bangor, ME

Lewiston, ME

Portland, ME

Overall
100=national average (lower = better)

100.0

101.5

101.1

112.7

Housing
comprises 31% of overall COL

100.0

84.0

82.0

119.0

Food and groceries
comprises 16% of overall COL

100.0

103.0

104.0

105.0

Transportation
comprises 10% of overall COL

100.0

106.0

104.0

105.0

Utilities
comprises 8% of overall COL

100.0

129.0

128.0

130.0

Health
comprises 5% of overall COL

100.0

113.0

114.0

120.0

Miscellaneous
comprises 30% of overall COL

100.0

108.0

109.0

107.0

Source: US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

 


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