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Overall 10%
Goods & Services 5%
Housing 33%
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. 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.
IndexMyrtle GroveFloridaNational
Cost of living9099100
Goods & Services9699100
Groceries102105100
Health care98100100
Housing6796100
Transportation9498100
Utilities119102100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Myrtle Grove is 9% lower than the Florida average
  • The cost of living in Myrtle Grove is 10% lower than the national average
  • Myrtle Grove 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$48,308$4,026$1,127$1,449
      Renters$33,733$2,811$787$1,012
      The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Myrtle Grove, 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 Myrtle Grove homeowners, is $48,308. This would allow for a maximum of $1,127 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $33,733 which would result in a maximum of $787 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

      ItemMyrtle GroveNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $24.25$17.4938.7%
      Beauty Salon $36.00$38.175.7%
      Toothpaste $2.72$2.3217.2%
      Shampoo $0.89$1.0112.0%
      Movie $9.25$10.7213.7%
      Bowling $13.20$13.864.8%

      Groceries

      ItemMyrtle GroveNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.71$3.904.9%
      Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.8%
      Milk $2.72$1.9638.6%
      Potatoes $4.21$3.1832.3%
      Pizza $9.78$10.395.9%
      Beer $9.74$9.235.5%

      Health Care

      ItemMyrtle GroveNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $76.25$106.3428.3%
      Doctor $86.00$115.2525.4%
      Dentist $101.80$98.383.5%
      Ibuprofen $13.04$9.2640.8%
      Lipitor $504.89$466.478.2%

      Housing

      ItemMyrtle GroveNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $100,500.00$184,700.0045.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,202.55$1,273.325.6%
      Apartment Rent $900.00$949.005.2%

      Transportation

      ItemMyrtle GroveNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.52$2.592.7%
      Tire Balancing $44.22$48.909.6%

      Utilities

      ItemMyrtle GroveNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$221.13$167.6031.9%
      Phone $184.74$163.4213.0%
      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.

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      Warrington, FL12,89487-13%
      Myrtle Grove, FL16,54790-10%

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      Source: The Myrtle Grove, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.