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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 Myers, Florida is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Fort Myers, Florida is more expensive.

Overall, Fort Myers, Florida cost of living is 95.10.

  COST OF LIVINGFort Myers, FloridaUnited States
  Overall  95100
  Grocery  103.3100
  Health  96100
  Housing  84100
  Utilities  85100
  Transportation  106100
  Miscellaneous  99100


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Wish we'd never moved here to Mouldy old Fort Myer
My family and I moved here not knowing much about the area and took a chance as we have family here. Where do I begin? Well, the jobs are hard to come by. My husband... (read more)
Terrible Place, Low pay,
I spent two years of my life in that crippy town trying to find a good job, but nothing came up. Despite i work in hospitality industry, must of hotels are express... (read more)
If you are in working age, do not move here
I came from overseas to live in the Ft Myers-Naples, area and is the worst mistake I could ever make, salaries are very low, there are no jobs, no big companies, economy... (read more)
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Nice to have to pay higher taxes each year no less and the area is ripe with high crimes. Real SCUM relocating here and mostly from Ohio, who couldn't cut it there!... (read more)
Fort Myers- a perspective from a teen to nearly re
I have lived in Fort Myers 36 years. We came here when I was in high school. It has changed so much- from a small town with little shopping or transportation to a... (read more)
re: Home Values/Prices - 6/13/2005
First of all, no one is ever happy where they live. Fort Myers is like any city...good and bad parts. They are everywhere even in lovely Naples! Cost of living depends... (read more)
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