Destin 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.
IndexDestinFloridaNational
Cost of living index107101100
IndexDestinFloridaNational
Goods & Services index87101100
Groceries index101105100
Health care index8497100
Housing index14599100
Transportation index93105100
Utilities index87102100

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  • The cost of living in Destin is 5% higher than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Destin is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Destin is 45% 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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Compare Destin, 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

ItemDestinNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.33$14.5915.5%
Beauty Salon $19.07$34.6845.0%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.476.2%
Shampoo $0.95$1.027.0%
Movie $9.88$9.870.1%
Bowling $3.00$4.3931.7%

Groceries

ItemDestinNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.99$4.4811.5%
Fried Chicken $1.42$1.463.0%
Milk $2.68$2.3613.7%
Potatoes $3.32$3.068.4%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $7.95$8.637.9%

Health Care

ItemDestinNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $69.00$99.7830.8%
Doctor $70.00$105.0333.4%
Dentist $72.50$88.7018.3%
Ibuprofen $10.15$9.417.8%
Lipitor $308.57$298.503.4%

Housing

ItemDestinNational avg.Difference
Home Price $271,800.00$181,400.0049.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $877.13$1,081.0318.9%
Apartment Rent $1,183.00$889.0033.1%

Transportation

ItemDestinNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.99$2.094.7%
Tire Balancing $39.99$45.2911.7%

Utilities

ItemDestinNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.28$170.8014.9%
Phone $25.55$28.269.6%
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.
Ocean City, FL5,46297-3%
Wright, FL25,24297-3%
Fort Walton Beach, FL19,81497-3%
Eglin AFB, FL2,85193-7%
Mary Esther, FL3,933100-0%
Destin, FL12,4251077%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Southern Pines, NC12,4391055%
Superior, CO12,40713131%
Fruita, CO12,4441022%
Mount Dora, FL12,4451044%
Palos Heights, IL12,44612626%
Destin, FL12,4251077%
Source: The Destin, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.