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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Fort Lauderdale, Florida is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Fort Lauderdale, Florida is more expensive.

Overall, Fort Lauderdale, Florida cost of living is 118.40.

  COST OF LIVINGFort Lauderdale, FloridaUnited States
  Overall  118100
  Grocery  111.3100
  Health  110100
  Housing  141100
  Utilities  98100
  Transportation  110100
  Miscellaneous  105100


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The ideal place for single persons with good incom
As the city of Ft. Lauderdale has grown, native floridians have moved out of the state and almost everyone in the city is from the NE. Many snowbirds become regulars to... (read more)
Thinking about moving to Fort Lauderdale...
Hello, I am thinking about moving from San Francisco, CA. I have found that after 1 year, CA is NOT for me. I moved here from Honolulu and I have lived in other parts... (read more)
Tropical living
I love where I live and I am a native Floridian born in Miami. The weather is great here it can truly be paradise at times. But, like every other city it has it downside... (read more)
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re: Do NOT move here! - 7/1/2015
I know exactly what you're talking about, Fort Lauderdale used to be amazing I mean amazing in the 90s but its changed for the worst and its really sad to see, I... (read more)
re: Do NOT move here! - 7/1/2015
I totally agree with you in everything. I just move from Fort lauderdale, SIMPLY... (read more)
re: Lived here for 20 years - 5/13/2015
So what you are trying to say is it was ok for me to move here 20 years ago, but its not ok for someone else to do the same or visit.... (read more)
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