Fort Meade, FL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
Fort Meade's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
4 out of 459
In Florida
377 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Fort Meade is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fort Meade, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Meade has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Fort Meade has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Florida's index of 98.

The standard of living in Fort Meade ranks as #377 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Fort Meade ranks as the #6,041 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Fort Meade Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Fort Meade Florida National Average
Overall 82 98 100
Services 98 99 100
Groceries 103 107 100
Health 99 98 100
Housing 47 96 100
Transportation 98 102 100
Utilities 102 106 100
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Fort Meade Cost of Living Vs. FL

Fort Meade, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Fort Meade Florida United States
Median Home Value $92,900 $232,000 $229,800
Median Rent $772 $1,218 $1,096
Median Income $38,728 $57,703 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Fort Meade Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Fort Meade Florida
Shampoo $1.04 $1.06
Movie $12.72 $10.68
Bowling $16.33 $14.67

Detailed Fort Meade Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Fort Meade Florida
Ground Beef $5.29 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.74 $1.39
Milk $2.66 $2.05

Detailed Fort Meade Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Fort Meade Florida
Haircut $15.08 $18.62
Beauty Salon $37.26 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.82 $2.34

Detailed Fort Meade Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Fort Meade Florida
Potatoes $3.51 $3.29
Pizza $10.25 $10.62
Beer $10.69 $9.38
Optometrist $99.12 $108.57
Doctor $99.22 $116.17
Dentist $105.57 $99.13

Detailed Fort Meade Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Fort Meade Florida
Gasoline $2.11 $2.22
Tire Balancing $55.26 $50.07
All Electricity $165.98 $167.67
Phone $189.52 $175.64

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