South Venice 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.
IndexSouth VeniceFloridaNational
Cost of living index99100100
IndexSouth VeniceFloridaNational
Goods & Services index104101100
Groceries index103105100
Health care index10897100
Housing index8795100
Transportation index103105100
Utilities index103102100
Displayed above is a general overview of the South Venice, FL cost of living index. The overall cost of living index in South Venice, FL is 99, which is 1% lower than the Florida average and 1% lower 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 South Venice, FL are 4% higher than the Florida average and 4% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in South Venice is 1% lower than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in South Venice is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in South Venice is 13% 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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The salary calculator is used in order to provide a comparison of your current salary in South Venice, FL to another city of your choice. The calculator will inform you of what your salary needs to be in any specific city in order for you to maintain your living standard based on what the city’s cost of living is. As an example, if you are seeking to move to a city that has a higher cost of living compared to South Venice, FL, you would have to earn a higher income to maintain a standard of living that is similar. To get started with the South Venice, FL salary calculator, input the new city’s name and then move the slider to indicate your current income. The salary calculator will now process the numbers and show you whether you need to earn more or less in the chosen city. A comprehensive breakdown of the cost of living will also be shown.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$46,409$3,867$1,083$1,392
Renters$38,164$3,180$890$1,145
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in South Venice, FL, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. South Venice, FL has a median income of about $46,409 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $1,083 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $38,164. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $890 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

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 South Venice, 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

ItemSouth VeniceNational 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%

Groceries

ItemSouth VeniceNational 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

ItemSouth VeniceNational 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%

Housing

ItemSouth VeniceNational avg.Difference
Home Price $130,600.00$175,700.0025.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,157.56$1,081.037.1%
Apartment Rent $1,059.00$920.0015.1%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemSouth VeniceNational 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.
Warm Mineral Springs, FL5,45493-7%
Grove City, FL1,97593-7%
Nokomis, FL3,21894-6%
Englewood, FL14,36696-4%
North Port, FL58,58497-3%
South Venice, FL14,63799-1%

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Ripon, CA14,64512222%
Coto de Caza, CA14,647201101%
Canton, IL14,65084-16%
Ramsey, NJ14,65015252%
South Venice, FL14,63799-1%
Source: The South Venice, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.