Winter Haven, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
85
Winter Haven's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
32 out of 458
In Florida
795 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 Winter Haven is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Winter Haven, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Winter Haven has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Winter Haven ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Winter Haven ranks as the #5,611 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Winter Haven Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Winter Haven Florida National Average
Overall 85 99 100
Services 93 99 100
Groceries 97 105 100
Health 89 100 100
Housing 65 96 100
Transportation 91 98 100
Utilities 98 102 100
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Winter Haven Cost of Living Vs. FL

Winter Haven, 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.

$154,100
Median Home Value
$961
Median Rent
$46,669
Median Income
Statistic Winter Haven Florida United States
Median Home Value $154,100 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $961 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $46,669 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Winter Haven Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Winter Haven Florida
Shampoo $0.84 $1.01
Movie $11.39 $10.72
Bowling $14.14 $13.86

Detailed Winter Haven Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Winter Haven Florida
Ground Beef $4.73 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.28 $1.4
Milk $2.04 $1.96

Detailed Winter Haven Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Winter Haven Florida
Haircut $20.2 $17.49
Beauty Salon $44.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.62 $2.32

Detailed Winter Haven Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Winter Haven Florida
Potatoes $3.15 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.99 $9.23
Optometrist $86.33 $106.34
Doctor $76.2 $115.25
Dentist $97.5 $98.38

Detailed Winter Haven Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Winter Haven Florida
Gasoline $2.46 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.5 $48.9
All Electricity $161.23 $167.6
Phone $183.84 $163.42

Winter Haven SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Winter Haven

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Winter Haven
Lakeland, FL 107,922 89 1.0x
Poinciana, FL 69,955 92 1.1x
Bartow, FL 19,440 87 1.0x
Lake Wales, FL 16,035 85 1.0x
Auburndale, FL 15,799 88 1.0x
Lakeland Highlands, FL 12,332 104 1.2x
Cypress Gardens, FL 10,252 93 1.1x
Highland, IL 10,012 91 1.1x
Inwood, FL 7,575 81 1.0x
Lake Alfred, FL 5,788 86 1.0x

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