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.
|Living Expense||Palatka||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. Palatka|
|Ormond Beach, FL||43,245||97||1.2x|
|Fruit Cove, FL||33,038||115||1.4x|
|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|