Deltona 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.
Cost of living index9199100
Goods & Services index9899100
Groceries index99105100
Health care index9298100
Housing index7696100
Transportation index99100100
Utilities index93103100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Deltona, FL is shown above. Compared to the state average of Florida the cost of living index in Deltona, FL is 91, which is 9% lower than the average in Florida and compared to the national average it is 9% lower than. 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 Deltona, FL goods and services come in at 1% lower than the average in Florida and are 2% lower than compared to the nationwide average.

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  • The cost of living in Deltona is 9% lower than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Deltona is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Deltona is 24% 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

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The affordability of the housing market in Deltona, FL as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Deltona, FL homeowners, the median income is $46,472. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $1,084 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $32,947. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $769 used for their rent related monthly costs.

Florida Sales Tax

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Florida Income Tax

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One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Deltona, FL is the Florida sales tax and Florida income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Florida sales tax rate is 6% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 7.5%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Florida income tax rates range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemDeltonaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$16.096.7%
Beauty Salon $30.07$37.3319.5%
Toothpaste $2.37$2.453.3%
Shampoo $0.91$1.009.0%
Movie $9.60$10.286.6%
Bowling $4.31$4.9312.6%


ItemDeltonaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.39$3.8015.3%
Fried Chicken $1.30$1.407.2%
Milk $2.34$2.0116.7%
Potatoes $3.63$3.0120.6%
Pizza $9.06$9.898.3%
Beer $8.69$8.902.3%

Health Care

ItemDeltonaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $69.02$102.1632.4%
Doctor $98.94$108.368.7%
Dentist $84.36$92.538.8%
Ibuprofen $8.53$9.288.1%
Lipitor $430.83$425.821.2%


ItemDeltonaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $110,300.00$184,700.0040.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $903.22$1,202.4424.9%
Apartment Rent $1,081.00$949.0013.9%


ItemDeltonaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.24$2.240.4%
Tire Balancing $45.20$46.292.4%


ItemDeltonaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$148.13$165.9610.7%
Phone $28.34$28.681.2%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Lake Mack-Forest Hills, FL54179-21%
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Pine Lakes, FL62383-17%
DeLand Southwest, FL84184-16%
Lake Helen, FL2,67886-14%
Deltona, FL87,38791-9%

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Deltona, FL87,38791-9%
Source: The Deltona, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.