Brandon, FL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
96
Brandon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
196 out of 458
In Florida
2,651 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Brandon is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Brandon, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Brandon has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Brandon has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in Brandon ranks as #2,652 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Brandon ranks as the #3,754 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Brandon Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Brandon Florida National Average
Overall 96 99 100
Services 95 99 100
Groceries 104 105 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 94 96 100
Transportation 99 98 100
Utilities 90 102 100
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Brandon Cost of Living Vs. FL

Brandon, FL Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Florida, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$187,000
Median Home Value
$1,271
Median Rent
$61,120
Median Income
Statistic Brandon Florida United States
Median Home Value $187,000 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,271 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $61,120 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Brandon Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Brandon Florida
Shampoo $1.01 $1.01
Movie $12.08 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Brandon Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Brandon Florida
Ground Beef $4.93 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.63 $1.96

Detailed Brandon Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Brandon Florida
Haircut $14.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $36.87 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.16 $2.32

Detailed Brandon Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Brandon Florida
Potatoes $3.79 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.39 $9.23
Optometrist $82.0 $106.34
Doctor $114.0 $115.25
Dentist $113.3 $98.38

Detailed Brandon Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Brandon Florida
Gasoline $2.51 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.46 $48.9
All Electricity $134.94 $167.6
Phone $186.69 $163.42

Brandon SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Brandon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Brandon
Riverview, FL 95,338 99 1.0x
Valrico, FL 37,980 103 1.1x
Carrollwood, FL 35,686 100 1.0x
Lake Magdalene, FL 30,805 98 1.0x
East Lake-Orient Park, FL 29,346 87 0.9x
Citrus Park, FL 27,026 99 1.0x
Temple Terrace, FL 26,539 97 1.0x
Bloomingdale, FL 24,446 105 1.1x
Palm River-Clair Mel, FL 23,844 89 0.9x
Northdale, FL 23,510 101 1.1x

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