Lincoln 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.
IndexLincolnMaineNational
Cost of living index91104100
IndexLincolnMaineNational
Goods & Services index110110100
Groceries index104104100
Health care index108108100
Housing index5294100
Transportation index110110100
Utilities index106106100

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  • The cost of living in Lincoln is 12% lower than the Maine average.
  • The cost of living in Lincoln is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lincoln is 48% lower 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$55,568$4,631$1,297$1,667
Renters$21,585$1,799$504$648

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

ItemLincolnNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.72$15.5620.3%
Beauty Salon $39.36$36.119.0%
Toothpaste $4.35$2.4775.9%
Shampoo $0.98$0.961.2%
Movie $9.50$10.136.2%
Bowling $4.75$4.740.3%

Groceries

ItemLincolnNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.69$3.9817.7%
Fried Chicken $1.56$1.4110.6%
Milk $2.21$2.066.9%
Potatoes $3.74$2.9825.5%
Pizza $8.96$9.475.4%
Beer $9.99$8.7913.6%

Health Care

ItemLincolnNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $130.33$101.0429.0%
Doctor $130.00$107.4421.0%
Dentist $94.44$90.424.5%
Ibuprofen $9.66$9.284.1%
Lipitor $394.99$426.507.4%

Housing

ItemLincolnNational avg.Difference
Home Price $86,900.00$175,700.0050.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,320.58$1,133.2316.5%
Apartment Rent $544.00$920.0040.9%

Transportation

ItemLincolnNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.01$1.990.9%
Tire Balancing $58.93$45.7628.8%

Utilities

ItemLincolnNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$196.33$163.8119.9%
Phone $24.69$28.3913.0%
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.
Howland, ME1,14491-9%
Lincoln, ME2,94791-9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Ladonia, AL2,94784-16%
Mangum, OK2,94778-22%
Cut Bank, MT2,94787-13%
Drum Point, MD2,94712323%
Silt, CO2,9461099%
Lincoln, ME2,94791-9%
Source: The Lincoln, ME cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.