According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lakeland Highlands has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Florida, Lakeland Highlands has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Florida's index of 99.
The standard of living in Lakeland Highlands ranks as #3,613 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Lakeland Highlands ranks as the #2,794 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.
|Living Expense||Lakeland Highlands||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. Lakeland Highlands||Lakeland, FL||107,922||89||0.9x||Winter Haven, FL||41,248||85||0.8x||Valrico, FL||37,980||103||1.0x||Bloomingdale, FL||24,446||105||1.0x||Fish Hawk, FL||21,929||120||1.2x||Bartow, FL||19,440||87||0.8x||Auburndale, FL||15,799||88||0.8x||Fuller Heights, FL||11,143||94||0.9x||Medulla, FL||10,275||93||0.9x||Highland, IL||10,012||91||0.9x|