Rosemont 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.
IndexRosemontPortlandMaine
Cost of living index117113104
IndexRosemontPortlandMaine
Goods & Services index110110110
Groceries index104104104
Health care index108108108
Housing index13712494
Transportation index110110110
Utilities index106106106

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  • The cost of living in Rosemont is 12% higher than the Portland average.
  • The cost of living in Rosemont is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Rosemont is 37% 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Household$65,507$5,459$1,528$1,965

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

ItemPortlandNational 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

ItemPortlandNational 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

ItemPortlandNational 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

ItemPortlandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $236,000.00$175,700.0034.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,320.58$1,133.2316.5%
Apartment Rent $932.00$920.001.3%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemPortlandNational 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.
South Windham, ME1,1901011%
Little Falls, ME4081044%
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,6791077%
Westbrook, ME17,6621088%
North Windham, ME4,57311010%
Portland, ME66,31711313%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Yorba Linda, CA66,33517777%
Oshkosh, WI66,43093-7%
Fort Myers, FL66,16795-5%
Davis, CA66,09315353%
Schenectady, NY66,05598-2%
Portland, ME66,31711313%
Source: The Rosemont, Portland, ME cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.