Pensacola 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.
IndexPensacolaFloridaNational
Cost of living index95101100
IndexPensacolaFloridaNational
Goods & Services index96101100
Groceries index103105100
Health care index8897100
Housing index8899100
Transportation index96105100
Utilities index107102100

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  • The cost of living in Pensacola is 6% lower than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Pensacola is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Pensacola is 12% 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 Pensacola, 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

ItemPensacolaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.38$14.598.3%
Beauty Salon $33.88$34.682.3%
Toothpaste $3.04$2.4722.9%
Shampoo $1.04$1.021.8%
Movie $9.75$9.871.2%
Bowling $4.02$4.398.5%

Groceries

ItemPensacolaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.83$4.4814.4%
Fried Chicken $1.47$1.460.4%
Milk $2.61$2.3610.7%
Potatoes $3.72$3.0621.5%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $8.82$8.632.2%

Health Care

ItemPensacolaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $94.50$99.785.3%
Doctor $78.60$105.0325.2%
Dentist $79.40$88.7010.5%
Ibuprofen $9.84$9.414.5%
Lipitor $273.56$298.508.4%

Housing

ItemPensacolaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $157,100.00$181,400.0013.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $832.83$1,081.0323.0%
Apartment Rent $818.00$889.008.0%

Transportation

ItemPensacolaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.92$2.098.2%
Tire Balancing $47.96$45.295.9%

Utilities

ItemPensacolaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$188.02$170.8010.1%
Phone $29.01$28.262.7%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Dickerson City, FL7798-2%
Goulding, FL5,18684-16%
West Pensacola, FL19,79386-14%
Warrington, FL13,15988-12%
Brent, FL22,86288-12%
Pensacola, FL52,24695-5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Lake Elsinore, CA52,21911414%
Florissant, MO52,27391-9%
Battle Creek, MI52,32781-19%
Levittown, PA52,14511919%
Blue Springs, MO52,40194-6%
Pensacola, FL52,24695-5%
Source: The Pensacola, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.