Tallahassee, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
100
Tallahassee's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
250 out of 459
In Florida
3,149 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 Tallahassee is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tallahassee, FL?

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

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

The standard of living in Tallahassee ranks as #3,149 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Tallahassee ranks as the #3,269 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

For more reading on life in Tallahassee, check out:

Tallahassee Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Tallahassee Florida National Average
Overall 100 98 100
Services 98 99 100
Groceries 111 107 100
Health 105 98 100
Housing 100 96 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 88 106 100
For more reading on cost of living around Florida, check out:
Tallahassee Cost of Living Vs. FL

Tallahassee, 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.

$212,800
Median Home Value
$1,022
Median Rent
$46,461
Median Income
Statistic Tallahassee Florida United States
Median Home Value $212,800 $232,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,022 $1,218 $1,096
Median Income $46,461 $57,703 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.6x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Tallahassee Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Tallahassee Florida
Shampoo $1.03 $1.06
Movie $12.06 $10.68
Bowling $12.22 $14.67

Detailed Tallahassee Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Tallahassee Florida
Ground Beef $4.86 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.56 $1.39
Milk $2.71 $2.05

Detailed Tallahassee Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Tallahassee Florida
Haircut $16.53 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.64 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.9 $2.34

Detailed Tallahassee Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Tallahassee Florida
Potatoes $4.69 $3.29
Pizza $10.91 $10.62
Beer $10.16 $9.38
Optometrist $69.75 $108.57
Doctor $126.07 $116.17
Dentist $111.09 $99.13

Detailed Tallahassee Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Tallahassee Florida
Gasoline $2.25 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.37 $50.07
All Electricity $124.57 $167.67
Phone $189.94 $175.64

Tallahassee SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tallahassee

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tallahassee
Thomasville, GA 18,530 93 0.9x
Bainbridge, GA 12,200 90 0.9x
Cairo, GA 9,395 88 0.9x
Quincy, FL 7,237 87 0.9x

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