Biddeford, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
110
Biddeford's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Biddeford is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Biddeford, ME?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Biddeford has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maine, Biddeford has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Maine's index of 105.

The standard of living in Biddeford ranks as #4135 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Biddeford ranks as the #2271 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

Biddeford Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Biddeford Maine National Average
Overall 110 105 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 109 109 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 108 92 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 107 107 100
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Biddeford Cost of Living Vs. ME

Biddeford, 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.

$223,300
Median Home Value
$927
Median Rent
$50,327
Median Income
Statistic Biddeford Maine United States
Median Home Value $223,300 $184,500 $204,900
Median Rent $927 $831 $1,023
Median Income $50,327 $55,425 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.4x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Biddeford SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Biddeford

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Biddeford
Portland, ME 66,735 115 1.0x
South Portland, ME 25,515 114 1.0x
Saco, ME 19,342 113 1.0x
Westbrook, ME 18,417 109 1.0x
Old Orchard Beach, ME 8,809 108 1.0x
Gorham, ME 6,711 113 1.0x
Kennebunk, ME 5,809 117 1.1x

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