Average Rent In Maine For July 2019

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-07-01
$1,800
Average Rent
$1.5
Average $/sqft

What is the average rent in Maine?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Maine for July 2019 is $1,800. With an averge apartment size of 1,200 sqft, the average price per square foot in Maine is $1.5.

Compared to the national average of $1,715, Maine rent costs 5.0% more. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Maine ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

10 Best Places To Live In Maine

How Does Maine Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticMEUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,800$1,715 5.0%
Average $/sqft $1.5$1.19 26.0%
M-o-M Change $5$15 -66.7%
Y-o-Y Change $-50$20 -350.0%
M-o-M % Change 0.3%0.9% -
Y-o-Y % Change -2.7%1.2% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Maine

$1,050
Studio
$1,000
1-Bedroom
$1,450
2-Bedroom
$1,700
3-Bedroom
$2,000
4-Bedroom

As you would expect, the median price for rent in Maine increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Maine clocking in at $1,050, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $2,000 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,450 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $500/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Maine check out:

Month Over Month Maine Rent Statistics

$5
M-o-M Increase
0.3%
M-o-M Increase

Maine has experienced a $5 change in rent over the past month going from $1,795 to $1,800. That change comes out to 0.3%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $15 in the past month or 0.9%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Maine:

Year Over Year Maine Rent Statistics

$-50
Y-o-Y Increase
-2.7%
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Maine changed $-50 from $1,850 to $1,800. A change of $-50 means that rents changed -2.7% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $20 in the past year or 1.2%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Maine:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Maine

South Portland, ME

Population: 25,431
Median Rent: $1,197
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Portland, ME

Population: 66,715
Median Rent: $1,089
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Saco, ME

Population: 19,127
Median Rent: $1,080
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Biddeford, ME

Population: 21,413
Median Rent: $977
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Westbrook, ME

Population: 18,156
Median Rent: $961
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Brewer, ME

Population: 9,167
Median Rent: $923
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Hallowell, ME
Source: Public domain

Population: 2,453
Median Rent: $909
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Belfast, ME

Population: 6,680
Median Rent: $853
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Bangor, ME
Source: Public domain

Population: 32,237
Median Rent: $841
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Bath, ME

Population: 8,314
Median Rent: $822
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Learn More About Living In Maine

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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