Viera East 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.
IndexViera EastFloridaNational
Cost of living index10099100
IndexViera EastFloridaNational
Goods & Services index9499100
Groceries index100102100
Health care index8697100
Housing index10995100
Transportation index98100100
Utilities index98103100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Viera East, FL is shown above. Compared to the state average of Florida the cost of living index in Viera East, FL is 100, which is 1% higher than the average in Florida and compared to the national average it is equal to. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Viera East, FL goods and services come in at 6% lower than the average in Florida and are 6% lower than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Viera East is 1% higher than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Viera East is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Viera East is 9% 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$69,257$5,771$1,616$2,078
Renters$41,971$3,498$979$1,259
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Viera East, FL as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Viera East, FL homeowners, is $69,257. This would allow for a maximum of $1,616 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $41,971 which would result in a maximum of $979 to be spent on rental costs.

Florida Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Florida6%7.5%

Florida Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Florida0%0%
When assessing the complete cost of living in Viera East, FL, the Florida income tax and the Florida sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Florida maximum surtax is 7.5%, and the Florida sales tax is 6%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 0% to 0% in Florida.

Goods & Services

ItemViera EastNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.33$15.567.9%
Beauty Salon $44.52$36.1123.3%
Toothpaste $2.90$2.4717.2%
Shampoo $0.89$0.968.1%
Movie $10.84$10.137.1%
Bowling $4.60$4.742.9%

Groceries

ItemViera EastNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.09$3.982.7%
Fried Chicken $1.42$1.411.2%
Milk $2.34$2.0613.5%
Potatoes $3.24$2.988.8%
Pizza $8.94$9.475.7%
Beer $9.26$8.795.3%

Health Care

ItemViera EastNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $71.02$101.0429.7%
Doctor $73.11$107.4432.0%
Dentist $79.67$90.4211.9%
Ibuprofen $9.44$9.281.7%
Lipitor $440.90$426.503.4%

Housing

ItemViera EastNational avg.Difference
Home Price $189,000.00$175,700.007.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $954.22$1,133.2315.8%
Apartment Rent $1,033.00$920.0012.3%

Transportation

ItemViera EastNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.97$1.991.4%
Tire Balancing $44.44$45.762.9%

Utilities

ItemViera EastNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.51$163.811.4%
Phone $27.81$28.392.0%
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.
Sharpes, FL3,05980-20%
Cocoa West, FL4,80283-17%
Cocoa, FL17,26185-15%
Melbourne, FL77,21694-6%
Port St. John, FL11,44490-10%
Viera East, FL10,998100-0%

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Viera East, FL10,998100-0%
Source: The Viera East, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.