Overall 7%
Goods & Services 2%
Housing 18%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from C2ER in January, 2021; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
Cost of living10799100
Goods & Services10298100
Health care10298100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Fruitville is 8% higher than the Florida average
  • The cost of living in Fruitville is 7% higher than the national average
  • Fruitville housing is 18% 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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      Goods & Services

      ItemFruitvilleNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $23.81$18.6227.8%
      Beauty Salon $51.15$39.0531.0%
      Toothpaste $2.87$2.3422.4%
      Shampoo $1.02$1.063.3%
      Movie $8.10$10.6824.2%
      Bowling $20.08$14.6736.9%


      ItemFruitvilleNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.85$4.228.8%
      Fried Chicken $2.11$1.3952.1%
      Milk $2.49$2.0521.7%
      Potatoes $5.11$3.2955.3%
      Pizza $10.51$10.621.0%
      Beer $9.67$9.383.0%

      Health Care

      ItemFruitvilleNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $115.19$108.576.1%
      Doctor $114.50$116.171.4%
      Dentist $102.32$99.133.2%
      Ibuprofen $10.41$9.687.5%
      Lipitor $474.39$466.921.6%


      ItemFruitvilleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $208,900.00$184,700.0013.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,088.70$1,197.429.1%
      Apartment Rent $1,237.00$949.0030.3%


      ItemFruitvilleNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.10$2.225.7%
      Tire Balancing $67.21$50.0734.2%


      ItemFruitvilleNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$130.57$167.6722.1%
      Phone $188.41$175.647.3%
      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.
      South Bradenton, FL24,42886-14%
      West Samoset, FL6,83687-13%
      Bayshore Gardens, FL19,40988-12%
      Samoset, FL4,24390-10%
      North Sarasota, FL8,41291-9%
      Fruitville, FL13,3331077%

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      Mercerville, NJ13,32811616%
      North Adams, MA13,32699-1%
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      San Marino, CA13,324287187%
      Fruitville, FL13,3331077%
      Source: The Fruitville, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2020.