Jacksonville, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
92
Jacksonville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
116 out of 459
In Florida
1,974 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 Jacksonville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jacksonville, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jacksonville has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Jacksonville has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Florida's index of 98.

The standard of living in Jacksonville ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Jacksonville ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Jacksonville Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Jacksonville Florida National Average
Overall 92 98 100
Services 94 99 100
Groceries 99 107 100
Health 83 98 100
Housing 82 96 100
Transportation 88 102 100
Utilities 98 106 100
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Jacksonville Cost of Living Vs. FL

Jacksonville, 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.

$187,700
Median Home Value
$1,089
Median Rent
$55,531
Median Income
Statistic Jacksonville Florida United States
Median Home Value $187,700 $232,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,089 $1,218 $1,096
Median Income $55,531 $57,703 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.4x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Jacksonville Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Jacksonville Florida
Shampoo $0.98 $1.06
Movie $11.98 $10.68
Bowling $13.83 $14.67

Detailed Jacksonville Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Jacksonville Florida
Ground Beef $4.56 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.49 $1.39
Milk $2.21 $2.05

Detailed Jacksonville Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Jacksonville Florida
Haircut $16.13 $18.62
Beauty Salon $56.67 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.24 $2.34

Detailed Jacksonville Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Jacksonville Florida
Potatoes $4.15 $3.29
Pizza $9.39 $10.62
Beer $9.99 $9.38
Optometrist $70.67 $108.57
Doctor $77.42 $116.17
Dentist $94.87 $99.13

Detailed Jacksonville Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Jacksonville Florida
Gasoline $2.2 $2.22
Tire Balancing $29.15 $50.07
All Electricity $158.65 $167.67
Phone $188.32 $175.64

Jacksonville SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jacksonville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jacksonville
Fruit Cove, FL 33,038 115 1.2x
Lakeside, FL 31,058 94 1.0x
Fleming Island, FL 30,582 105 1.1x
Oakleaf Plantation, FL 28,153 98 1.1x
Jacksonville Beach, FL 23,562 109 1.2x
Palm Valley, FL 20,540 122 1.3x
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL 15,168 86 0.9x
Atlantic Beach, FL 13,831 115 1.2x
Orange Park, FL 8,764 93 1.0x
Neptune Beach, FL 7,214 116 1.3x

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