Falmouth Foreside 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.
IndexFalmouth ForesideMaineNational
Cost of living index153104100
IndexFalmouth ForesideMaineNational
Goods & Services index110110100
Groceries index100100100
Health care index108108100
Housing index25592100
Transportation index108108100
Utilities index117117100
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  • The cost of living in Falmouth Foreside is 47% higher than the Maine average.
  • The cost of living in Falmouth Foreside is 53% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Falmouth Foreside is 155% 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$128,047$10,671$2,988$3,842
Renters$68,105$5,675$1,589$2,043

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

ItemFalmouth ForesideNational 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

ItemFalmouth ForesideNational 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

ItemFalmouth ForesideNational 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

ItemFalmouth ForesideNational avg.Difference
Home Price $545,800.00$184,700.00195.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,398.02$1,202.4416.3%
Apartment Rent $1,525.00$949.0060.7%

Transportation

ItemFalmouth ForesideNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.26$2.240.7%
Tire Balancing $57.31$46.2923.8%

Utilities

ItemFalmouth ForesideNational 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.
Little Falls, ME6351044%
Brunswick, ME15,5641066%
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,7271077%
South Windham, ME1,1171077%
Freeport, ME1,5271088%
Falmouth Foreside, ME1,63715353%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Coaling, AL1,63789-11%
Thorntown, IN1,63786-14%
Green Springs, OH1,63788-12%
Oriole Beach, FL1,6361022%
Huntsville, MO1,63881-19%
Falmouth Foreside, ME1,63715353%
Source: The Falmouth Foreside, ME cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.