Kittery cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexKitteryMaineNational
Cost of living index128107100
IndexKitteryMaineNational
Goods & Services index117111100
Groceries index103101100
Health care index116113100
Housing index15893100
Transportation index106129100
Utilities index137119100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Kittery is 20% higher than the Maine average.
  • The cost of living in Kittery is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Kittery is 58% higher than the national average.
  • Maine general sales tax is 8% higher than the national average.
  • Maine state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.
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Compare Kittery, ME Cost of living To Other Cities

Maine Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Maine5.5%5.5%

Maine Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Maine0%7.95%

Goods & Services

ItemKitteryNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.88$14.5915.7%
Beauty Salon $41.47$34.6819.6%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.476.2%
Shampoo $1.00$1.022.2%
Movie $10.20$9.873.4%
Bowling $4.62$4.395.2%

Groceries

ItemKitteryNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.76$4.4816.0%
Fried Chicken $1.56$1.466.6%
Milk $2.21$2.366.2%
Potatoes $2.98$3.062.7%
Pizza $8.68$9.246.1%
Beer $9.07$8.635.1%

Health Care

ItemKitteryNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $100.39$99.780.6%
Doctor $149.18$105.0342.0%
Dentist $104.81$88.7018.2%
Ibuprofen $9.68$9.412.8%
Lipitor $277.44$298.507.1%

Housing

ItemKitteryNational avg.Difference
Home Price $308,100.00$181,400.0069.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,260.97$1,081.0316.6%
Apartment Rent $1,151.00$889.0029.5%

Transportation

ItemKitteryNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.28$2.099.0%
Tire Balancing $44.74$45.291.2%

Utilities

ItemKitteryNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$243.35$170.8042.5%
Phone $36.25$28.2628.3%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Berwick, ME2,43111010%
Rochester, NH29,83011111%
North Berwick, ME1,4871099%
Somersworth, NH11,78211717%
Newmarket, NH5,32211919%
Kittery, ME4,62312828%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Wrightwood, CA4,62312020%
Cavalero, WA4,62312525%
San Carlos, AZ4,62278-22%
Montoursville, PA4,62495-5%
Madisonville, TN4,62282-18%
Kittery, ME4,62312828%
Source: The Kittery, ME cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.