West Kennebunk 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.
IndexWest KennebunkMaineNational
Cost of living index124104100
IndexWest KennebunkMaineNational
Goods & Services index110110100
Groceries index100100100
Health care index108108100
Housing index15892100
Transportation index108108100
Utilities index117117100

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  • The cost of living in West Kennebunk is 19% higher than the Maine average.
  • The cost of living in West Kennebunk is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in West Kennebunk is 58% higher than the national average.
  • Maine general sales tax is 8% higher than the national average.
  • Maine state income tax is 161% higher 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$91,797$7,650$2,142$2,754
Renters$0$0$0$0

Maine Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Maine5.5%5.5%

Maine Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Maine5.8%7.15%

Goods & Services

ItemWest KennebunkNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.83$16.0923.3%
Beauty Salon $52.89$37.3341.7%
Toothpaste $3.46$2.4541.2%
Shampoo $1.01$1.000.6%
Movie $10.85$10.285.5%
Bowling $4.38$4.9311.2%

Groceries

ItemWest KennebunkNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.49$3.808.3%
Fried Chicken $1.64$1.4017.2%
Milk $1.79$2.0110.8%
Potatoes $3.74$3.0124.2%
Pizza $8.91$9.899.9%
Beer $9.32$8.904.8%

Health Care

ItemWest KennebunkNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $127.00$102.1624.3%
Doctor $134.00$108.3623.7%
Dentist $98.00$92.535.9%
Ibuprofen $9.60$9.283.5%
Lipitor $360.16$425.8215.4%

Housing

ItemWest KennebunkNational avg.Difference
Home Price $305,900.00$184,700.0065.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,398.02$1,202.4416.3%
Apartment Rent $1,331.00$949.0040.3%

Transportation

ItemWest KennebunkNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.26$2.240.7%
Tire Balancing $57.31$46.2923.8%

Utilities

ItemWest KennebunkNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$232.00$165.9639.8%
Phone $25.89$28.689.7%
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.
Sanford, ME20,8871022%
North Berwick, ME1,7641055%
Alfred, ME7551066%
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,7271077%
Berwick, ME2,32911212%
West Kennebunk, ME1,01112424%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Albany, OH1,01186-14%
Wilmington, NY1,01111212%
Centuria, WI1,01190-10%
Kenwood, OK1,01187-13%
McCullom Lake, IL1,01190-10%
West Kennebunk, ME1,01112424%
Source: The West Kennebunk, ME cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.