Your Guide to Kittery Maine Cost of Living

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Kittery Maine is a small town nestled in the southernmost corner of Maine. Inhabited by early English settlers, Kittery received its name from a town founder, Alexander Shapleigh, and his family home of Kittery Court. Today, Kittery, ME is a bustling tourist town just over the border of New Hampshire. Home to just under 10,000 residents, Kittery spans over 75 square miles, 57 of which is water and only 18 is land based. As one of the top five best places to live in York County, this close-knit community is a great place to call home.

If you are considering a move to Maine and looking for homes for sale, keep reading to find out why Kittery is a great option!

Cost of Living:

Living in Kittery Maine is pricier but not unaffordable, ranking a little over the US average cost of living. The median home price is about $370,000, according to, with $78,451 as the median household income. With the higher cost of living, residents attest that you do get a lot of bang for your buck.

Local Amenities:

With its historical charm, local beaches, and tons of premium outlet shops (which are a local hot spot), Kittery has risen in popularity in the past few years. Both permanent and seasonal residents enjoy the variety of good restaurants and the proximity to the large town of Portsmouth.


With just about $10,000 permanent residents, locals rave about the close-knit community. The “everyone knows everyone” type of atmosphere makes the residents feel safe and connected and is a popular home for young professionals and retirees. 

If you’re searching for homes for sale in Kittery, ME call us today, your trusted and knowledgeable Verani Realty REALTORS®. You can also view current real estate for sale in Kittery, Maine online at 

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