Palatka, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
83
Palatka's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
11 out of 459
In Florida
491 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 Palatka is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Palatka, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Palatka has an overall cost of living index of 83 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Palatka has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Florida's index of 98.

The standard of living in Palatka ranks as #491 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Palatka ranks as the #5,927 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Palatka Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Palatka Florida National Average
Overall 83 98 100
Services 92 99 100
Groceries 98 107 100
Health 95 98 100
Housing 47 96 100
Transportation 93 102 100
Utilities 118 106 100
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Palatka Cost of Living Vs. FL

Palatka, 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.

$74,600
Median Home Value
$763
Median Rent
$27,143
Median Income
Statistic Palatka Florida United States
Median Home Value $74,600 $232,000 $229,800
Median Rent $763 $1,218 $1,096
Median Income $27,143 $57,703 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.34x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Palatka Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Palatka Florida
Shampoo $1.02 $1.06
Movie $10.49 $10.68
Bowling $12.05 $14.67

Detailed Palatka Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Palatka Florida
Ground Beef $5.25 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.08 $1.39
Milk $3.08 $2.05

Detailed Palatka Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Palatka Florida
Haircut $17.55 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.41 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.43 $2.34

Detailed Palatka Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Palatka Florida
Potatoes $4.24 $3.29
Pizza $8.91 $10.62
Beer $10.22 $9.38
Optometrist $55.25 $108.57
Doctor $92.5 $116.17
Dentist $105.75 $99.13

Detailed Palatka Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Palatka Florida
Gasoline $2.22 $2.22
Tire Balancing $39.59 $50.07
All Electricity $214.52 $167.67
Phone $188.47 $175.64

Palatka SnackAbility

1
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Palatka

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Palatka
Gainesville, FL 133,611 99 1.2x
Ormond Beach, FL 43,245 97 1.2x
Fruit Cove, FL 33,038 115 1.4x
Lakeside, FL 31,058 94 1.1x
Fleming Island, FL 30,582 105 1.3x
Oakleaf Plantation, FL 28,153 98 1.2x
Jacksonville Beach, FL 23,562 109 1.3x
Palm Valley, FL 20,540 122 1.5x
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL 15,168 86 1.0x
Middleburg, FL 12,544 87 1.0x

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