Cape Coral, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
105
Cape Coral's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
319 out of 458
In Florida
3,704 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 Cape Coral is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cape Coral, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Cape Coral has an overall cost of living index of 105 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Cape Coral has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in Cape Coral ranks as #3,705 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Cape Coral ranks as the #2,702 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Cape Coral Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Cape Coral Florida National Average
Overall 105 99 100
Services 109 99 100
Groceries 111 105 100
Health 108 100 100
Housing 100 96 100
Transportation 108 98 100
Utilities 97 102 100
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Cape Coral Cost of Living Vs. FL

Cape Coral, 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.

$229,400
Median Home Value
$1,244
Median Rent
$61,599
Median Income
Statistic Cape Coral Florida United States
Median Home Value $229,400 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,244 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $61,599 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Cape Coral Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Cape Coral Florida
Shampoo $0.9 $1.01
Movie $12.89 $10.72
Bowling $18.67 $13.86

Detailed Cape Coral Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Cape Coral Florida
Ground Beef $4.69 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.4
Milk $2.99 $1.96

Detailed Cape Coral Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Cape Coral Florida
Haircut $21.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $23.67 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.05 $2.32

Detailed Cape Coral Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Cape Coral Florida
Potatoes $3.89 $3.18
Pizza $11.18 $10.39
Beer $9.73 $9.23
Optometrist $85.74 $106.34
Doctor $123.5 $115.25
Dentist $110.33 $98.38

Detailed Cape Coral Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Cape Coral Florida
Gasoline $2.69 $2.59
Tire Balancing $57.31 $48.9
All Electricity $155.09 $167.6
Phone $185.04 $163.42

Cape Coral SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cape Coral

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cape Coral
Fort Myers, FL 79,927 101 1.0x
North Fort Myers, FL 42,770 90 0.9x
Punta Gorda, FL 19,571 117 1.1x
San Carlos Park, FL 17,961 100 1.0x
Iona, FL 14,118 108 1.0x
Villas, FL 13,072 98 0.9x
Cypress Lake, FL 12,978 99 0.9x
McGregor, FL 7,760 117 1.1x
Whiskey Creek, FL 5,022 108 1.0x

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