West Melbourne, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
104
West Melbourne's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
310 out of 458
In Florida
3,612 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 West Melbourne is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in West Melbourne, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Melbourne has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, West Melbourne has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in West Melbourne ranks as #3,613 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies West Melbourne ranks as the #2,794 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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West Melbourne Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

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

West Melbourne, 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.

$224,400
Median Home Value
$1,349
Median Rent
$68,277
Median Income
Statistic West Melbourne Florida United States
Median Home Value $224,400 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,349 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $68,277 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed West Melbourne Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item West Melbourne Florida
Shampoo $0.9 $1.01
Movie $6.21 $10.72
Bowling $17.33 $13.86

Detailed West Melbourne Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item West Melbourne Florida
Ground Beef $4.29 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.33 $1.4
Milk $2.71 $1.96

Detailed West Melbourne Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item West Melbourne Florida
Haircut $16.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $43.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.51 $2.32

Detailed West Melbourne Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item West Melbourne 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 West Melbourne Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item West Melbourne Florida
Gasoline $2.56 $2.59
Tire Balancing $51.25 $48.9
All Electricity $208.89 $167.6
Phone $185.34 $163.42

West Melbourne SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around West Melbourne

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. West Melbourne
Palm Bay, FL 111,997 95 0.9x
Melbourne, FL 81,468 96 0.9x
Merritt Island, FL 36,532 97 0.9x
Rockledge, FL 27,305 93 0.9x
Viera East, FL 11,796 100 1.0x
Cocoa Beach, FL 11,619 107 1.0x
Satellite Beach, FL 10,873 112 1.1x
Indian Harbour Beach, FL 8,470 110 1.1x

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