Homestead Base 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.
IndexHomestead BaseFloridaNational
Cost of living index10399100
IndexHomestead BaseFloridaNational
Goods & Services index9999100
Groceries index111105100
Health care index107100100
Housing indexn/a96100
Transportation index11298100
Utilities index98102100

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  • The cost of living in Homestead Base is 4% higher than the Florida average.
  • The cost of living in Homestead Base is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Homestead Base is equal to 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$0$0$0$0
Renters$12,044$1,004$281$361

Florida Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Florida6%7.5%

Florida Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemHomestead BaseNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.88$17.4920.6%
Beauty Salon $58.60$38.1753.5%
Toothpaste $2.12$2.328.7%
Shampoo $1.25$1.0123.5%
Movie $13.77$10.7228.4%
Bowling $22.83$13.8664.7%

Groceries

ItemHomestead BaseNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.83$3.9023.8%
Fried Chicken $1.61$1.4015.4%
Milk $2.75$1.9640.1%
Potatoes $3.87$3.1821.6%
Pizza $8.99$10.3913.5%
Beer $10.23$9.2310.8%

Health Care

ItemHomestead BaseNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $115.80$106.348.9%
Doctor $106.25$115.257.8%
Dentist $116.20$98.3818.1%
Ibuprofen $11.42$9.2623.3%
Lipitor $456.77$466.472.1%

Housing

ItemHomestead BaseNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,633.75$1,273.3228.3%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemHomestead BaseNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.57$2.590.9%
Tire Balancing $67.20$48.9037.4%

Utilities

ItemHomestead BaseNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$158.03$167.605.7%
Phone $185.34$163.4213.4%
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.
Florida City, FL12,07693-7%
Leisure City, FL26,86195-5%
Naranja, FL10,06897-3%
Homestead, FL65,68899-1%
West Perrine, FL10,43599-1%
Homestead Base, FL1,2561033%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Van Meter, IA1,25691-9%
Banner Elk, NC1,25611515%
New Franklin, MO1,25683-17%
Mountain Road, VA1,25677-23%
Petersburg, MI1,25689-11%
Homestead Base, FL1,2561033%
Source: The Homestead Base, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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