Hobe Sound, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Hobe Sound's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Hobe Sound is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hobe Sound, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hobe Sound has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Hobe Sound ranks as #2953 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Hobe Sound ranks as the #3453 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Hobe Sound Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Hobe Sound Florida National Average
Overall 98 99 100
Services 104 99 100
Groceries 104 105 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 80 96 100
Transportation 100 98 100
Utilities 115 102 100
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Hobe Sound, 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 Hobe Sound Florida United States
Median Home Value $176,100 $196,800 $204,900
Median Rent $1,011 $1,128 $1,023
Median Income $44,743 $53,267 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.9x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.25x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hobe Sound

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hobe Sound
Jupiter, FL 63,617 122 1.2x
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 54,528 121 1.2x
Stuart, FL 16,100 97 1.0x
Jensen Beach, FL 13,477 103 1.1x
North Palm Beach, FL 12,899 112 1.1x
Jupiter Farms, FL 12,032 126 1.3x
Port Salerno, FL 11,317 103 1.1x
Tequesta, FL 6,011 121 1.2x

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