According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Myers Shores has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Florida, Fort Myers Shores has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Florida's index of 98.
The standard of living in Fort Myers Shores ranks as #2,890 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Fort Myers Shores ranks as the #3,528 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.
|Living Expense||Fort Myers Shores||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 Shores|
|Cape Coral, FL||189,633||105||1.1x|
|Lehigh Acres, FL||124,523||96||1.0x|
|Fort Myers, FL||83,505||100||1.0x|
|North Fort Myers, FL||42,315||87||0.9x|
|San Carlos Park, FL||18,256||99||1.0x|
|Cypress Lake, FL||12,766||97||1.0x|