Fruitville 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.
Cost of living index106100100
Goods & Services index104101100
Groceries index103105100
Health care index10897100
Housing index11295100
Transportation index103105100
Utilities index103102100
Displayed above is a general overview of the Fruitville, FL cost of living index. The overall cost of living index in Fruitville, FL is 106, which is 7% higher than the Florida average and 6% higher than the national average. The cost of living index is created from the following categories: goods/services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). As you can see, goods/services and housing make up the majority of the overall cost of living index. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in Fruitville, FL are 4% higher than the Florida average and 4% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Fruitville is 7% higher than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Fruitville is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Fruitville is 12% 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

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How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Fruitville, FL, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Fruitville, FL homeowners have a median income of $66,410. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $1,549 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $38,561, which means there is a maximum of $900 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

Florida Sales Tax

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Florida Income Tax

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When assessing the complete cost of living in Fruitville, FL, the Florida income tax and the Florida sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Florida maximum surtax is 7.5%, and the Florida sales tax is 6%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 0% to 0% in Florida.

Goods & Services

ItemFruitvilleNational 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%


ItemFruitvilleNational 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

ItemFruitvilleNational 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%


ItemFruitvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $187,800.00$175,700.006.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,157.56$1,081.037.1%
Apartment Rent $1,154.00$920.0025.4%


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


ItemFruitvilleNational 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.
South Bradenton, FL22,81488-12%
West Samoset, FL6,59789-11%
Bayshore Gardens, FL17,89990-10%
Samoset, FL3,59091-9%
North Sarasota, FL7,54891-9%
Fruitville, FL13,4621066%

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Englewood, OH13,46893-7%
Fruitville, FL13,4621066%
Source: The Fruitville, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.