Port St. Lucie, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
Port St. Lucie's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
292 out of 458
In Florida
3,422 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Port St. Lucie is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Port St. Lucie, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Port St. Lucie has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Port St. Lucie has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in Port St. Lucie ranks as #3,423 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Port St. Lucie ranks as the #2,983 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Port St. Lucie Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Port St. Lucie Florida National Average
Overall 102 99 100
Services 104 99 100
Groceries 104 105 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 94 96 100
Transportation 100 98 100
Utilities 115 102 100
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Port St. Lucie Cost of Living Vs. FL

Port St. Lucie, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Port St. Lucie Florida United States
Median Home Value $207,200 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,417 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $60,587 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Port St. Lucie Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Port St. Lucie Florida
Shampoo $0.9 $1.01
Movie $6.21 $10.72
Bowling $17.33 $13.86

Detailed Port St. Lucie Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Port St. Lucie Florida
Ground Beef $4.29 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.33 $1.4
Milk $2.71 $1.96

Detailed Port St. Lucie Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Port St. Lucie Florida
Haircut $16.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $43.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.51 $2.32

Detailed Port St. Lucie Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Port St. Lucie Florida
Potatoes $3.68 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $10.09 $9.23
Optometrist $164.33 $106.34
Doctor $130.0 $115.25
Dentist $101.75 $98.38

Detailed Port St. Lucie Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Port St. Lucie Florida
Gasoline $2.56 $2.59
Tire Balancing $51.25 $48.9
All Electricity $208.89 $167.6
Phone $185.34 $163.42

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Jupiter, FL 64,565 122 1.2x
Wellington, FL 64,396 123 1.2x
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 56,219 121 1.2x
Greenacres, FL 40,529 96 0.9x
The Acreage, FL 40,177 114 1.1x
Royal Palm Beach, FL 38,962 109 1.1x
Palm Springs, FL 24,843 92 0.9x
Jensen Beach, FL 13,479 103 1.0x
North Palm Beach, FL 13,029 112 1.1x
Jupiter Farms, FL 12,750 126 1.2x

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