Tarpon Springs 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.
IndexTarpon SpringsFloridaNational
Cost of living index98101100
IndexTarpon SpringsFloridaNational
Goods & Services index96101100
Groceries index99105100
Health care index9197100
Housing index9799100
Transportation index102105100
Utilities index103102100

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  • The cost of living in Tarpon Springs is 3% lower than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Tarpon Springs is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Tarpon Springs is 3% 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 Tarpon Springs, 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

ItemTarpon SpringsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.10$14.593.4%
Beauty Salon $32.10$34.687.4%
Toothpaste $2.28$2.477.8%
Shampoo $1.00$1.022.2%
Movie $9.61$9.872.6%
Bowling $5.22$4.3918.9%

Groceries

ItemTarpon SpringsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.61$4.483.0%
Fried Chicken $1.51$1.463.1%
Milk $2.70$2.3614.6%
Potatoes $3.47$3.0613.3%
Pizza $8.49$9.248.1%
Beer $8.67$8.630.4%

Health Care

ItemTarpon SpringsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $91.30$99.788.5%
Doctor $85.80$105.0318.3%
Dentist $75.44$88.7015.0%
Ibuprofen $9.44$9.410.3%
Lipitor $324.53$298.508.7%

Housing

ItemTarpon SpringsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $178,300.00$181,400.001.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $774.61$1,081.0328.3%
Apartment Rent $843.00$889.005.2%

Transportation

ItemTarpon SpringsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.08$2.090.3%
Tire Balancing $48.65$45.297.4%

Utilities

ItemTarpon SpringsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$160.88$170.805.8%
Phone $32.47$28.2614.9%
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.
Moon Lake, FL4,55884-16%
New Port Richey, FL15,11387-13%
Bayonet Point, FL23,93287-13%
Beacon Square, FL6,89287-13%
New Port Richey East, FL8,78587-13%
Tarpon Springs, FL23,38298-2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Keene, NH23,38911414%
Northport, AL23,37294-6%
Old Bridge, NJ23,39712727%
South Plainfield, NJ23,39713131%
Calabasas, CA23,35219898%
Tarpon Springs, FL23,38298-2%
Source: The Tarpon Springs, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.