Lauderdale Lakes cost of living index

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexLauderdale LakesFloridaNational
Cost of living9199100
IndexLauderdale LakesFloridaNational
Goods & Services9999100
Groceries106105100
Health care100100100
Housing6796100
Transportation10898100
Utilities98102100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Lauderdale Lakes is 8% lower than the Florida average
  • The cost of living in Lauderdale Lakes is 9% lower than the national average
  • Lauderdale Lakes housing is 33% 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

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$37,123$3,094$866$1,114
      Renters$28,229$2,352$659$847
      The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Lauderdale Lakes, FL, as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Lauderdale Lakes homeowners, is $37,123. This would allow for a maximum of $866 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $28,229 which would result in a maximum of $659 to be spent on rental costs.

      Florida Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Florida6%7.5%

      Florida Income Tax

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

      Goods & Services

      ItemLauderdale LakesNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.50$17.490.1%
      Beauty Salon $55.00$38.1744.1%
      Toothpaste $2.28$2.321.8%
      Shampoo $1.08$1.016.7%
      Movie $13.05$10.7221.7%
      Bowling $20.57$13.8648.4%

      Groceries

      ItemLauderdale LakesNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.49$3.9010.5%
      Fried Chicken $1.28$1.408.3%
      Milk $2.68$1.9636.6%
      Potatoes $3.99$3.1825.4%
      Pizza $9.62$10.397.4%
      Beer $10.09$9.239.3%

      Health Care

      ItemLauderdale LakesNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $121.67$106.3414.4%
      Doctor $98.00$115.2515.0%
      Dentist $101.40$98.383.1%
      Ibuprofen $11.49$9.2624.1%
      Lipitor $468.27$466.470.4%

      Housing

      ItemLauderdale LakesNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $93,400.00$184,700.0049.4%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,905.30$1,273.3249.6%
      Apartment Rent $1,011.00$949.006.5%

      Transportation

      ItemLauderdale LakesNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.51$2.593.3%
      Tire Balancing $63.98$48.9030.9%

      Utilities

      ItemLauderdale LakesNational 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.
      Franklin Park, FL1,03989-11%
      Pembroke Park, FL6,25989-11%
      Watergate, FL3,52793-7%
      Lauderhill, FL70,45293-7%
      Washington Park, FL1,47993-7%
      Lauderdale Lakes, FL34,32191-9%

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      Cottonwood Heights, UT34,27411818%
      Lauderdale Lakes, FL34,32191-9%
      Source: The Lauderdale Lakes, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.