Clearwater, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
96
Clearwater'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 Clearwater is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Clearwater, FL?

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

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

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

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Clearwater Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Clearwater Florida National Average
Overall 96 99 100
Services 95 99 100
Groceries 104 105 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 93 96 100
Transportation 99 98 100
Utilities 90 102 100
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Clearwater Cost of Living Vs. FL

Clearwater, 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.

$206,300
Median Home Value
$1,092
Median Rent
$48,691
Median Income
Statistic Clearwater Florida United States
Median Home Value $206,300 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,092 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $48,691 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.2x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Clearwater Services Costs Vs. Florida

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

Detailed Clearwater Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

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

Detailed Clearwater Health Costs Vs. Florida

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

Detailed Clearwater Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Clearwater 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 Clearwater Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

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

Clearwater SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clearwater

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clearwater
Largo, FL 84,130 88 0.9x
Palm Harbor, FL 62,310 99 1.0x
Pinellas Park, FL 52,857 90 0.9x
Dunedin, FL 36,381 95 1.0x
Carrollwood, FL 35,686 100 1.0x
Citrus Park, FL 27,026 99 1.0x
Keystone, FL 25,493 125 1.3x
Northdale, FL 23,510 101 1.1x
Safety Harbor, FL 17,803 103 1.1x
Oldsmar, FL 14,657 97 1.0x

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