Cape Coral 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.
IndexCape CoralFloridaNational
Cost of living index102101100
IndexCape CoralFloridaNational
Goods & Services index104101100
Groceries index103105100
Health care index10897100
Housing index9699100
Transportation index103105100
Utilities index103102100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Cape Coral is equal to the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Cape Coral is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Cape Coral is 4% lower 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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Compare Cape Coral, FL Cost of living To Other Cities

Florida Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Florida6%7.5%

Florida Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Florida0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemCape CoralNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$14.594.1%
Beauty Salon $38.25$34.6810.3%
Toothpaste $2.94$2.4718.9%
Shampoo $1.11$1.028.6%
Movie $9.54$9.873.3%
Bowling $4.50$4.392.5%

Groceries

ItemCape CoralNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.89$4.489.2%
Fried Chicken $1.63$1.4611.3%
Milk $2.73$2.3615.8%
Potatoes $3.18$3.063.9%
Pizza $8.37$9.249.4%
Beer $9.75$8.6312.9%

Health Care

ItemCape CoralNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $119.33$99.7819.6%
Doctor $137.25$105.0330.7%
Dentist $79.20$88.7010.7%
Ibuprofen $10.09$9.417.2%
Lipitor $328.16$298.509.9%

Housing

ItemCape CoralNational avg.Difference
Home Price $158,600.00$181,400.0012.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,157.56$1,081.037.1%
Apartment Rent $1,034.00$889.0016.3%

Transportation

ItemCape CoralNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.19$2.094.6%
Tire Balancing $44.50$45.291.7%

Utilities

ItemCape CoralNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$158.97$170.806.9%
Phone $32.85$28.2616.3%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Suncoast Estates, FL4,38985-15%
Harlem Heights, FL96387-13%
Palmona Park, FL91987-13%
Pine Manor, FL3,26087-13%
Tice, FL4,61088-12%
Cape Coral, FL155,4051022%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Lancaster, CA155,4961077%
Pembroke Pines, FL155,57811111%
Salem, OR154,83511010%
Eugene, OR156,22211717%
Peoria, AZ154,56699-1%
Cape Coral, FL155,4051022%
Source: The Cape Coral, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.