Sweetwater, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
97
Sweetwater's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
218 out of 458
In Florida
2,808 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 Sweetwater is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sweetwater, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sweetwater has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Sweetwater has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in Sweetwater ranks as #2,809 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Sweetwater ranks as the #3,597 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Sweetwater Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Sweetwater Florida National Average
Overall 97 99 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 111 105 100
Health 107 100 100
Housing 83 96 100
Transportation 112 98 100
Utilities 98 102 100
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Sweetwater Cost of Living Vs. FL

Sweetwater, 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.

$178,700
Median Home Value
$1,330
Median Rent
$39,920
Median Income
Statistic Sweetwater Florida United States
Median Home Value $178,700 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,330 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $39,920 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.5x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.4x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Sweetwater Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Sweetwater Florida
Shampoo $1.25 $1.01
Movie $13.77 $10.72
Bowling $22.83 $13.86

Detailed Sweetwater Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Sweetwater Florida
Ground Beef $4.83 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.61 $1.4
Milk $2.75 $1.96

Detailed Sweetwater Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Sweetwater Florida
Haircut $13.88 $17.49
Beauty Salon $58.6 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.12 $2.32

Detailed Sweetwater Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Sweetwater Florida
Potatoes $3.87 $3.18
Pizza $8.99 $10.39
Beer $10.23 $9.23
Optometrist $115.8 $106.34
Doctor $106.25 $115.25
Dentist $116.2 $98.38

Detailed Sweetwater Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Sweetwater Florida
Gasoline $2.57 $2.59
Tire Balancing $67.2 $48.9
All Electricity $158.03 $167.6
Phone $185.34 $163.42

Sweetwater SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
4
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sweetwater

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sweetwater
Pembroke Pines, FL 170,072 111 1.1x
Fountainebleau, FL 60,547 101 1.0x
Doral, FL 59,972 127 1.3x
Tamiami, FL 56,225 112 1.2x
Kendale Lakes, FL 56,182 107 1.1x
Coral Gables, FL 50,226 165 1.7x
Richmond West, FL 37,486 114 1.2x
Miami Lakes, FL 30,864 123 1.3x
Westchester, FL 29,778 113 1.2x
University Park, FL 26,620 112 1.2x

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