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.
|Living Expense||Cape Coral||Florida||National Average|
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.
|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|
|Cypress Lake, FL||12,978||99||0.9x|
|Whiskey Creek, FL||5,022||108||1.0x|