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

Overall, Sarasota, Florida cost of living is 96.20.

  COST OF LIVINGSarasota, FloridaUnited States
  Overall  96100
  Grocery  103.1100
  Health  102100
  Housing  89100
  Utilities  97100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  97100


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Sarasota, FL
Unemployment is approaching 13%; and housing values have declined as much as 60% in some areas. It is paradise for the climate; the beaches; the arts; and... (read more)
The good news is housing prices have dropped. The bad news the economy here has a large precentage that is dependant on the housing market and it is... (read more)
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re: Sarasota has changed so much in the last 2 yea
You are so right, have been in the area since 1997 and the good vibes are long gone. The drivers are all about me types, disgusting. The 2nd building boom is currently... (read more)
re: Nice weather but often hostile environment - 7
Yes there is a lot of rudeness in Sarasota. It is haves and have nots. Don't see the military problem you mention though. With all the street hustle, who would notice... (read more)
re: Do Not Move To The Sarasota Bradenton Area - 2
I hear you, Sarasota is often unfriendly and mean. People are just rude and clicky. Hard to make friends because the locals are jaded regards newcomers since they come... (read more)
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