Port St. Joe 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.
IndexPort St. JoeFloridaNational
Cost of living index9499100
IndexPort St. JoeFloridaNational
Goods & Services index9999100
Groceries index110105100
Health care index9998100
Housing index8396100
Transportation index93100100
Utilities index86103100

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  • The cost of living in Port St. Joe is 6% lower than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Port St. Joe is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Port St. Joe is 17% 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$46,786$3,899$1,092$1,404
Renters$31,987$2,666$746$960

Florida Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Florida6%7.5%

Florida Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Florida0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemPort St. JoeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.13$16.0918.4%
Beauty Salon $36.20$37.333.0%
Toothpaste $3.05$2.4524.8%
Shampoo $0.93$1.007.1%
Movie $11.22$10.289.1%
Bowling $4.75$4.933.7%

Groceries

ItemPort St. JoeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.43$3.8016.5%
Fried Chicken $1.55$1.4011.0%
Milk $2.48$2.0123.7%
Potatoes $4.07$3.0135.1%
Pizza $8.96$9.899.4%
Beer $9.35$8.905.1%

Health Care

ItemPort St. JoeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $83.27$102.1618.5%
Doctor $94.73$108.3612.6%
Dentist $96.10$92.533.9%
Ibuprofen $10.91$9.2817.5%
Lipitor $431.18$425.821.3%

Housing

ItemPort St. JoeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $148,700.00$184,700.0019.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,069.42$1,202.4411.1%
Apartment Rent $841.00$949.0011.4%

Transportation

ItemPort St. JoeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.24$2.240.2%
Tire Balancing $37.12$46.2919.8%

Utilities

ItemPort St. JoeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$120.35$165.9627.5%
Phone $29.50$28.682.8%
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.
Mexico Beach, FL1,3411022%
Port St. Joe, FL3,42494-6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Story City, IA3,42387-13%
Prince Frederick, MD3,42511818%
Gibson City, IL3,42385-15%
Pine Lawn, MO3,42384-16%
Loyola, CA3,425341241%
Port St. Joe, FL3,42494-6%
Source: The Port St. Joe, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.