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Overall 3%
Goods & Services 2%
Housing 15%
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.
IndexPretty BayouFloridaNational
Cost of living10399100
Goods & Services9899100
Groceries109105100
Health care100100100
Housing11596100
Transportation8898100
Utilities91102100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Pretty Bayou is 4% higher than the Florida average
  • The cost of living in Pretty Bayou is 3% higher than the national average
  • Pretty Bayou housing is 15% 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$67,986$5,666$1,586$2,040
      Renters$32,974$2,748$769$989

      Florida Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Florida6%7.5%

      Florida Income Tax

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

      Goods & Services

      ItemPretty BayouNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $12.60$17.4928.0%
      Beauty Salon $39.00$38.172.2%
      Toothpaste $2.32$2.320.0%
      Shampoo $0.89$1.0112.0%
      Movie $12.52$10.7216.7%
      Bowling $14.00$13.861.0%

      Groceries

      ItemPretty BayouNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.16$3.906.7%
      Fried Chicken $1.59$1.4013.9%
      Milk $2.49$1.9626.9%
      Potatoes $4.47$3.1840.4%
      Pizza $10.49$10.390.9%
      Beer $9.32$9.231.0%

      Health Care

      ItemPretty BayouNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $80.40$106.3424.4%
      Doctor $110.75$115.253.9%
      Dentist $94.75$98.383.7%
      Ibuprofen $12.18$9.2631.5%
      Lipitor $498.87$466.476.9%

      Housing

      ItemPretty BayouNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $231,900.00$184,700.0025.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $919.74$1,273.3227.8%
      Apartment Rent $863.00$949.009.1%

      Transportation

      ItemPretty BayouNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.33$2.5910.1%
      Tire Balancing $42.91$48.9012.2%

      Utilities

      ItemPretty BayouNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$142.23$167.6015.1%
      Phone $178.98$163.429.5%
      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.
      Cedar Grove, FL3,51486-14%
      Springfield, FL9,31888-12%
      Parker, FL4,52191-9%
      Panama City, FL36,65492-8%
      Callaway, FL14,94293-7%
      Pretty Bayou, FL3,5051033%

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      Newcastle, WY3,50393-7%
      Forest Oaks, NC3,5021055%
      Pretty Bayou, FL3,5051033%
      Source: The Pretty Bayou, FL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.