According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Myers Beach has an overall cost of living index of 126 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Florida, Fort Myers Beach has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Florida's index of 98.
The standard of living in Fort Myers Beach ranks as #5,093 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Fort Myers Beach ranks as the #1,325 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.
|Living Expense||Fort Myers Beach||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 Myers Beach|
|Cape Coral, FL||189,633||105||0.8x|
|Fort Myers, FL||83,505||100||0.8x|
|Bonita Springs, FL||57,755||113||0.9x|
|San Carlos Park, FL||18,256||99||0.8x|
|Cypress Lake, FL||12,766||97||0.8x|
|Whiskey Creek, FL||5,508||105||0.8x|
|Three Oaks, FL||5,362||110||0.9x|