Gulf Stream 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.
IndexGulf StreamFloridaNational
Cost of living index28199100
IndexGulf StreamFloridaNational
Goods & Services index10399100
Groceries index104105100
Health care index9698100
Housing index69496100
Transportation index113100100
Utilities index98103100

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  • The cost of living in Gulf Stream is 183% higher than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Gulf Stream is 181% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Gulf Stream is 594% 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$193,750$16,146$4,521$5,813
Renters$0$0$0$0

Florida Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Florida6%7.5%

Florida Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Florida0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemGulf StreamNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.15$16.090.4%
Beauty Salon $61.89$37.3365.8%
Toothpaste $2.40$2.451.8%
Shampoo $1.00$1.000.4%
Movie $11.36$10.2810.5%
Bowling $8.74$4.9377.1%

Groceries

ItemGulf StreamNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.36$3.8014.5%
Fried Chicken $1.30$1.406.7%
Milk $2.49$2.0124.2%
Potatoes $3.44$3.0114.1%
Pizza $8.99$9.899.1%
Beer $9.39$8.905.5%

Health Care

ItemGulf StreamNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $94.17$102.167.8%
Doctor $83.20$108.3623.2%
Dentist $97.89$92.535.8%
Ibuprofen $11.35$9.2822.3%
Lipitor $405.35$425.824.8%

Housing

ItemGulf StreamNational avg.Difference
Home Price $1,616,700.00$184,700.00775.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,898.18$1,202.4457.9%
Apartment Rent $2,583.00$949.00172.2%

Transportation

ItemGulf StreamNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.36$2.245.0%
Tire Balancing $59.72$46.2929.0%

Utilities

ItemGulf StreamNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$159.36$165.964.0%
Phone $29.11$28.681.5%
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.
Pine Air, FL2,13192-8%
Royal Palm Estates, FL3,34692-8%
San Castle, FL4,62293-7%
Palm Springs, FL23,59293-7%
Gun Club Estates, FL1,40193-7%
Gulf Stream, FL660281181%

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Matthews, IN66072-28%
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Trimble, MO66088-12%
Oneida Castle, NY66092-8%
Miranda, CA66013838%
Gulf Stream, FL660281181%
Source: The Gulf Stream, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.