Combee Settlement 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.
IndexCombee SettlementFloridaNational
Cost of living index8599100
IndexCombee SettlementFloridaNational
Goods & Services index9299100
Groceries index98102100
Health care index9697100
Housing index5795100
Transportation index100100100
Utilities index114103100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Combee Settlement, FL is shown above. Compared to the state average of Florida the cost of living index in Combee Settlement, FL is 85, which is 13% lower than the average in Florida and compared to the national average it is 15% lower 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 Combee Settlement, FL goods and services come in at 7% lower than the average in Florida and are 8% lower than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Combee Settlement is 13% lower than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Combee Settlement is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Combee Settlement is 43% 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$36,360$3,030$848$1,091
Renters$24,763$2,064$578$743
The affordability of the housing market in Combee Settlement, FL as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Combee Settlement, FL homeowners, the median income is $36,360. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $848 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $24,763. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $578 used for their rent related monthly costs.

Florida Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Florida6%7.5%

Florida Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Florida0%0%
The Florida sales tax and Florida income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Combee Settlement, FL. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Florida sales tax is 6% and the maximum surtax is 7.5%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Florida income tax rates range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemCombee SettlementNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.63$15.5612.4%
Beauty Salon $34.41$36.114.7%
Toothpaste $2.30$2.477.1%
Shampoo $0.89$0.967.8%
Movie $10.04$10.130.9%
Bowling $5.29$4.7411.6%

Groceries

ItemCombee SettlementNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.13$3.983.6%
Fried Chicken $1.38$1.411.9%
Milk $2.39$2.0616.0%
Potatoes $3.27$2.989.7%
Pizza $8.61$9.479.1%
Beer $9.36$8.796.4%

Health Care

ItemCombee SettlementNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $99.69$101.041.3%
Doctor $94.39$107.4412.1%
Dentist $87.08$90.423.7%
Ibuprofen $9.49$9.282.2%
Lipitor $425.69$426.500.2%

Housing

ItemCombee SettlementNational avg.Difference
Home Price $76,700.00$175,700.0056.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $759.70$1,133.2333.0%
Apartment Rent $813.00$920.0011.6%

Transportation

ItemCombee SettlementNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.96$1.991.4%
Tire Balancing $46.52$45.761.7%

Utilities

ItemCombee SettlementNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$155.82$163.814.9%
Phone $39.95$28.3940.7%
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.
Mulberry, FL3,86482-18%
Fussels Corner, FL5,15283-17%
Wahneta, FL5,00082-18%
Inwood, FL6,46882-18%
Crystal Lake, FL6,04985-15%
Combee Settlement, FL5,89985-15%

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St. Helena, CA5,89519999%
Combee Settlement, FL5,89985-15%
Source: The Combee Settlement, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.