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Independent Living in Maine

There are 297 senior care providers in the state of Maine, which include 102 independent living communities. Costs of independent living communities in Maine typically range from $1,760 to $4,422 monthly, with average costs running about $32,670 annually. The monthly nationwide average cost is about $1,925.

The Portland-South Portland metropolitan area generally has the highest independent living expenses in Maine, with prices ranging between $2,640 per month and $3,793 per month and a median yearly cost of about $36,353. The lowest independent living costs in the state are around the Lewiston-Auburn area, where they average approximately $30,096 yearly and range from $1,597 to $3,094 per month.

The SeniorScore™ for Maine is 68. It contains a total population of around 1,328,255, which makes it the 41st biggest state in the country. Within this population, around 35% are seniors. Residents have on average a life expectancy of about 79.2.

The mean household income in Maine is $62,168, with a median income of about $49,422. Residents of the state make about $26,184 on an individual basis. The overall cost of living in the state is very high and it currently has an unemployment rate of around 7.18%.

With average temperatures ranging from 34.6 to 55.1 degrees Fahrenheit, Maine has a generally very cold climate. The average annual temperature is about 45.4 degrees.

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