Lewiston, ME Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
100
Lewiston's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Lewiston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lewiston, ME?

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

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

The standard of living in Lewiston ranks as #3201 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maine. By definition, that implies Lewiston ranks as the #3205 most expensive place in the Pine Tree State.

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Lewiston Cost Of Living Vs. Maine

Living Expense Lewiston Maine National Average
Overall 100 105 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 109 109 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 76 92 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 107 107 100
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Lewiston Cost of Living Vs. ME

Lewiston, 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.

$140,100
Median Home Value
$727
Median Rent
$41,371
Median Income
Statistic Lewiston Maine United States
Median Home Value $140,100 $184,500 $204,900
Median Rent $727 $831 $1,023
Median Income $41,371 $55,425 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Lewiston SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lewiston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lewiston
Auburn, ME 23,064 102 1.0x
Brunswick, ME 15,244 107 1.1x
Bath, ME 8,320 104 1.0x
Topsham, ME 6,103 110 1.1x
Yarmouth, ME 5,608 122 1.2x

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