Bay Hill 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.
IndexBay HillFloridaNational
Cost of living index13199100
IndexBay HillFloridaNational
Goods & Services index9499100
Groceries index100102100
Health care index8697100
Housing index21295100
Transportation index98100100
Utilities index98103100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Bay Hill, FL is shown above. Compared to the state average of Florida the cost of living index in Bay Hill, FL is 131, which is 32% higher than the average in Florida and compared to the national average it is 31% higher than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Bay Hill, FL goods and services come in at 6% lower than the average in Florida and are 6% lower than compared to the nationwide average.

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  • The cost of living in Bay Hill is 32% higher than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Bay Hill is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bay Hill is 112% higher than the national average.
  • Florida general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Florida state income tax is 100% lower 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$96,935$8,078$2,262$2,908
Renters$92,549$7,712$2,159$2,777
If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Bay Hill, FL, all you must look at is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In Bay Hill, FL, the median monthly income is $96,935 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $2,262 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $92,549, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $2,159 on monthly rental expenses.

Florida Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Florida6%7.5%

Florida Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Florida0%0%
When considering the overall cost of living expenses in Bay Hill, FL, it's important to take into account the sales tax for Florida, as well as the rate for income tax in Florida. Goods and services sold to consumers in any state have some form of sales tax. Each state has its own tax code, which means that sales tax rates vary from state to state, ranging from over 7% in some states to as low as 0% in others. The maximum surtax for Florida is 7.5%, and the sales tax in the state of Florida is 6%. Alternatively, the tax imposed on your income by the state government is known as income tax. The rate for this tax also varies from state to state, and your rate is affected by your tax bracket, which is determined by your level of income. Income tax rates might be as high as 9%, down to as low as 0%. The range for income tax rates in Florida starts from 0% and goes up to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemBay HillNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.33$15.567.9%
Beauty Salon $44.52$36.1123.3%
Toothpaste $2.90$2.4717.2%
Shampoo $0.89$0.968.1%
Movie $10.84$10.137.1%
Bowling $4.60$4.742.9%

Groceries

ItemBay HillNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.09$3.982.7%
Fried Chicken $1.42$1.411.2%
Milk $2.34$2.0613.5%
Potatoes $3.24$2.988.8%
Pizza $8.94$9.475.7%
Beer $9.26$8.795.3%

Health Care

ItemBay HillNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $71.02$101.0429.7%
Doctor $73.11$107.4432.0%
Dentist $79.67$90.4211.9%
Ibuprofen $9.44$9.281.7%
Lipitor $440.90$426.503.4%

Housing

ItemBay HillNational avg.Difference
Home Price $381,500.00$175,700.00117.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $954.22$1,133.2315.8%
Apartment Rent $1,836.00$920.0099.6%

Transportation

ItemBay HillNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.97$1.991.4%
Tire Balancing $44.44$45.762.9%

Utilities

ItemBay HillNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.51$163.811.4%
Phone $27.81$28.392.0%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Lake Buena Vista, FL978-22%
Bay Lake, FL1479-21%
Ferndale, FL27782-18%
Campbell, FL2,70582-18%
Paradise Heights, FL55083-17%
Bay Hill, FL5,70413131%

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Bay Hill, FL5,70413131%
Source: The Bay Hill, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.