Palm Coast, FL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
99
Palm Coast's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
231 out of 459
In Florida
3,027 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 Palm Coast is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Palm Coast, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Palm Coast has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Palm Coast has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Florida's index of 98.

The standard of living in Palm Coast ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Palm Coast ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Palm Coast Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Palm Coast Florida National Average
Overall 99 98 100
Services 94 99 100
Groceries 100 107 100
Health 92 98 100
Housing 99 96 100
Transportation 94 102 100
Utilities 115 106 100
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Palm Coast Cost of Living Vs. FL

Palm Coast, 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.

$226,100
Median Home Value
$1,374
Median Rent
$57,872
Median Income
Statistic Palm Coast Florida United States
Median Home Value $226,100 $232,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,374 $1,218 $1,096
Median Income $57,872 $57,703 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.9x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Palm Coast Services Costs Vs. Florida

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

Detailed Palm Coast Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

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

Detailed Palm Coast Health Costs Vs. Florida

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

Detailed Palm Coast Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Palm Coast 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 Palm Coast Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

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

Palm Coast SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Palm Coast

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Palm Coast
Deltona, FL 91,847 92 0.9x
Port Orange, FL 63,815 93 0.9x
Ormond Beach, FL 43,245 97 1.0x
Fruit Cove, FL 33,038 115 1.2x
Fleming Island, FL 30,582 105 1.1x
Edgewater, FL 23,710 91 0.9x
DeBary, FL 21,053 95 1.0x
Palm Valley, FL 20,540 122 1.2x
St. Augustine, FL 15,065 102 1.0x
South Daytona, FL 13,098 90 0.9x

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