South Bay, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
South Bay's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
76 out of 458
In Florida
1,324 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 South Bay is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in South Bay, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Bay has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, South Bay has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in South Bay ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies South Bay ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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South Bay Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense South Bay Florida National Average
Overall 88 99 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 106 105 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 55 96 100
Transportation 108 98 100
Utilities 98 102 100
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South Bay Cost of Living Vs. FL

South Bay, 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.

$83,100
Median Home Value
$803
Median Rent
$32,250
Median Income
Statistic South Bay Florida United States
Median Home Value $83,100 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $803 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $32,250 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.3x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed South Bay Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item South Bay Florida
Shampoo $1.08 $1.01
Movie $13.05 $10.72
Bowling $20.57 $13.86

Detailed South Bay Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item South Bay Florida
Ground Beef $3.49 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.28 $1.4
Milk $2.68 $1.96

Detailed South Bay Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item South Bay Florida
Haircut $17.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $55.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.28 $2.32

Detailed South Bay Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item South Bay Florida
Potatoes $3.99 $3.18
Pizza $9.62 $10.39
Beer $10.09 $9.23
Optometrist $121.67 $106.34
Doctor $98.0 $115.25
Dentist $101.4 $98.38

Detailed South Bay Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item South Bay Florida
Gasoline $2.51 $2.59
Tire Balancing $63.98 $48.9
All Electricity $158.03 $167.6
Phone $185.34 $163.42

South Bay SnackAbility

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
2
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around South Bay

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. South Bay
Coral Springs, FL 132,568 117 1.3x
Davie, FL 104,399 109 1.2x
Boca Raton, FL 97,468 129 1.5x
Weston, FL 70,614 137 1.6x
Jupiter, FL 64,565 122 1.4x
Wellington, FL 64,396 123 1.4x
Coconut Creek, FL 60,490 101 1.1x
Oakland Park, FL 44,699 100 1.1x
Royal Palm Beach, FL 38,962 109 1.2x
Parkland, FL 31,454 152 1.7x

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