According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Lauderdale has an overall cost of living index of 113 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Florida, Fort Lauderdale has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Florida's index of 99.
The standard of living in Fort Lauderdale ranks as #4,360 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Fort Lauderdale ranks as the #2,046 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.
|Living Expense||Fort Lauderdale||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. Fort Lauderdale|
|Pembroke Pines, FL||170,072||111||1.0x|
|Coral Springs, FL||132,568||117||1.0x|
|Boca Raton, FL||97,468||129||1.1x|
|Coconut Creek, FL||60,490||101||0.9x|
|Oakland Park, FL||44,699||100||0.9x|
|Lauderdale Lakes, FL||35,606||91||0.8x|
|Miami Lakes, FL||30,864||123||1.1x|