Cost of Living in Portland

Summary about cost of living in Portland, ME, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 12.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 50.00-90.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 8.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 4.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 4.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.39 $ 2.50-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 $ 2.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 $ 1.50-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.58 $ 4.00-6.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.35 $ 2.99-4.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.67 $ 2.00-6.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.58 $ 1.49-3.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.00 $ 4.50-12.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.88 $ 2.99-8.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.00 $ 5.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.33 $ 1.99-2.99
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.49-1.50
Oranges (1 lb) 1.75 $ 1.49-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.39 $ 0.99-3.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $ 1.00-1.29
Onion (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 $ 1.29-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 4.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.10 $ 2.14-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.67 $ 2.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 8.50-9.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.50-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 30.00-45.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 1.90-3.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 3.00-6.30
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.47 $ 1.95-3.02
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 20,000.00-22,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $ 18,000.00-19,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.64 $ 70.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.62 $ 60.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.50 $ 10.00-69.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.67 $ 40.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 9.00-14.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 800.00 $ 600.00-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 $ 12,000.00-15,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.75 $ 30.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.62 $ 20.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 65.38 $ 50.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.50 $ 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,585.71 $ 1,200.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,077.12 $ 950.00-1,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,397.88 $ 1,800.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,712.50 $ 1,300.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 339.86 $ 324.00-364.12
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 213.64 $ 205.00-223.37
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,362.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 3.00-5.00

Prices in Portland, Maine

This city had 183 entries in the past 12 months by 22 different contributors.
Last update: June 2021
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1 Comments so far
Anonymous on Dec 22, 2018:
This city is a shithole. Do not relocate here under any circumstance.