Jupiter 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.
IndexJupiterFloridaNational
Cost of living index120100100
IndexJupiterFloridaNational
Goods & Services index102101100
Groceries index113105100
Health care index9697100
Housing index15395100
Transportation index99105100
Utilities index124102100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Jupiter, FL cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Florida and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Jupiter, FL is 120, which is 20% higher than the Florida average and 20% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Jupiter, FL are 1% higher than the average for Florida and 2% higher than the rest of the country.

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  • The cost of living in Jupiter is 20% higher than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Jupiter is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Jupiter is 53% 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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The salary calculator is meant to help you compare your salary in Jupiter, FL to your potential earning power in another city. This can help you deduce what your salary would need to be in any given city in order for you to live the same lifestyle that you do in your current city. In other words, if you plan on moving to a city where the cost of living is higher than in Jupiter, FL, you'll have to make more money in the new city in order to maintain the lifestyle you currently enjoy. To use the Jupiter, FL salary calculator, simply input the new city, then move the adjustable slider to match your current income. Once you've selected your income, the calculator will determine if that income is sufficient to support your standard of living in the new city you entered. The calculator will also supply you with a rundown of living costs in the new city.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$80,420$6,702$1,876$2,413
Renters$49,471$4,123$1,154$1,484
If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Jupiter, 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 Jupiter, FL, the median monthly income is $80,420 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $1,876 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $49,471, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $1,154 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 you are determining the total cost of living in Jupiter, FL you will want to make sure you consider both the Florida sales tax and the Florida income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Florida is 6%, with the highest surtax being 7.5%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Florida have a range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemJupiterNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.67$14.590.5%
Beauty Salon $42.67$34.6823.0%
Toothpaste $3.00$2.4721.3%
Shampoo $1.05$1.022.7%
Movie $9.13$9.877.5%
Bowling $4.75$4.398.2%

Groceries

ItemJupiterNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$4.480.3%
Fried Chicken $1.64$1.4612.0%
Milk $2.83$2.3620.1%
Potatoes $3.94$3.0628.7%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $8.99$8.634.1%

Health Care

ItemJupiterNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $105.00$99.785.2%
Doctor $77.53$105.0326.2%
Dentist $95.00$88.707.1%
Ibuprofen $11.24$9.4119.4%
Lipitor $280.37$298.506.1%

Housing

ItemJupiterNational avg.Difference
Home Price $268,800.00$175,700.0053.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $973.83$1,081.039.9%
Apartment Rent $1,407.00$920.0052.9%

Transportation

ItemJupiterNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.15$2.092.9%
Tire Balancing $39.98$45.2911.7%

Utilities

ItemJupiterNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$209.21$170.8022.5%
Phone $35.75$28.2626.5%
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.
Schall Circle, FL1,12988-12%
Plantation Mobile Home Park, FL1,03188-12%
Limestone Creek, FL1,15294-6%
Mangonia Park, FL1,75893-7%
Juno Ridge, FL53794-6%
Jupiter, FL57,62512020%

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Moore, OK57,56385-15%
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White Plains, NY57,50516161%
Orland Park, IL57,80211414%
Jupiter, FL57,62512020%
Source: The Jupiter, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.