Best Places to Retire in Maine


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Retiring in Maine Overview - One of the Best States to Retire

Maine is another state which is deeply connected to its natural surroundings. From its jagged, rocky coastline, to its rolling mountains and dense forests, visitors and residents alike feel like they've left the US altogether. This comes with a bit of a tradeoff, as the state has a higher than average cost of living, and is not very tax friendly. The state has four seasons with warm summers and cold winters, especially in the Northern part of the state. The Maine coast is dotted with quaint towns boasting family owned shops, and restaurants with fresh, local seafood. Check out some of the best places to retire in Maine below to find out more info!

Best Retirement State Facts

Demographics

Median Age:

42.7

Percent of people 65+:

17.7%

Median Household Income:

$ 48,453

Unemployment Rate:

4.7%

Geography

Region:

Northeast

Capital:

Augusta

Largest City:

Portland

Largest City:

Lewiston

Fun Facts

Nick Name:

Pine Tree State

State Mammal:

Moose

State Food:

Wild blueberry

State Song:

"State of Maine Song"

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