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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

Overall, Tampa, Florida cost of living is 90.40.

  COST OF LIVINGTampa, FloridaUnited States
  Overall  90100
  Grocery  99100
  Health  95100
  Housing  72100
  Utilities  94100
  Transportation  104100
  Miscellaneous  98100

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  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
re: READY TO MOVE TO FLORIDA ! - 1/7/2015
I moved from Chicago to the Tampa area in 2002. The city of Tampa is okay, but lots of poor neighborhoods. The burbs such as Wesley Chapel, Land O Lakes, Brandon,... (read more)
READY TO MOVE TO FLORIDA !
MOVING TO TAMPA IN 2018. ANY SUGGESTIONS ON WHERE TO LIVE CLOSE TO TAMPA ? MY HUSBAND WILL BE WORKING IN TAMPA BUT, I WANT TO LIVE WITHIN 5-10 MILES OUTSIDE OR NEAR... (read more)
Update on Tampa Area - August 2010
In the Tampa Bay area the housing market is one of the worst in the country. You do have the beaches, sports and nearby attractions. There is no income tax, but they... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Quality of life gets worse every year in tampa
So you love to sit on roads during majority of day as though you are in a parking lot? Then this is the place for you. Regardless of how much construction has been... (read more)
This city is amazing
I was born in and grew up in Fort Lauderdale and it was great, 1990s and all and the times were different, when teachers actually wore button up dresses and before... (read more)
re: Making a little better - 1/17/2016
I lived in Tampa for three years and I used to feel the same way but its only because so didn't appreciate the quaintness of it, if that makes sense, making Tampa more... (read more)
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