Riverside 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 index989399
Goods & Services index989899
Groceries index100100105
Health care index878798
Housing index1008396
Transportation index9797100
Utilities index9292103

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  • The cost of living in Riverside is 1% lower than the Jacksonville average.
  • The cost of living in Riverside is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Riverside 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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Goods & Services

ItemJacksonvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.24$16.0911.5%
Beauty Salon $53.33$37.3342.9%
Toothpaste $2.44$2.450.4%
Shampoo $0.94$1.005.7%
Movie $11.02$10.287.2%
Bowling $4.52$4.938.3%


ItemJacksonvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.05$3.806.4%
Fried Chicken $1.93$1.4038.2%
Milk $2.42$2.0120.5%
Potatoes $3.46$3.0115.0%
Pizza $8.72$9.8911.8%
Beer $9.13$8.902.6%

Health Care

ItemJacksonvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $79.25$102.1622.4%
Doctor $68.27$108.3637.0%
Dentist $93.21$92.530.7%
Ibuprofen $9.31$9.280.3%
Lipitor $405.16$425.824.9%


ItemJacksonvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $140,000.00$184,700.0024.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $966.35$1,202.4419.6%
Apartment Rent $955.00$949.000.6%


ItemJacksonvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.35$2.244.5%
Tire Balancing $38.15$46.2917.6%


ItemJacksonvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$158.65$165.964.4%
Phone $25.52$28.6811.0%
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.
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL14,30089-11%
Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL4,99490-10%
Lakeside, FL31,20194-6%
Orange Park, FL8,60394-6%
Oakleaf Plantation, FL25,4471022%
Jacksonville, FL856,61693-7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
San Francisco, CA850,282202102%
Indianapolis, IN846,67489-11%
Columbus, OH837,03889-11%
Fort Worth, TX815,93096-4%
Charlotte, NC808,83499-1%
Jacksonville, FL856,61693-7%
Source: The Riverside, Jacksonville, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.