Clearwater, FL Cost of Living

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Clearwater cost of living score
More expensive
2.8% higher
than the US average
0.3% lower
than the Florida average
Clearwater, Florida gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 102.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 2.8% higher than the U.S. average and 0.3% higher than the average for Florida.

Clearwater, FL

Housing costs in Clearwater?
A typical home costs $338,400, which is 0.1% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 6.6% less expensive than the average Florida home, at $362,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Clearwater costs $1,730 per month, which is 21.0% more than the national average of $1,430 and 9.8% more than the state average of $1,560.

Can I afford Clearwater?
To live comfortably in Clearwater, Florida, a minimum annual income of $64,800 for a family, and $57,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Clearwater?
The cost of living in Clearwater, FL is quite affordable, with a score of 99.1 compared to the US average of 100. This figure reflects the value that residents get for their money when it comes to cost of living expenses such as groceries, transportation, healthcare, and housing costs. The median house value in Clearwater, Florida is $338,400 which is very close to the US median house value of $338,100. This means that Clearwater offers homeowners an affordable place to live with access to great amenities like beaches and parks. Overall, Clearwater provides a great quality of life for its residents at an attractive price point.
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Over 3 years ago

Lived here all my life and it is still an amazing place to call home. Rural is long gone, but there are plentiful places to get away from the glitz and glamour that  More

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Just moved here 2 months ago. My utility bill was $160. Water usage was only $31 but the charge for sewer based on the water usage was $42. I was also charged $17.85  More

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I've resided in Clearwater for 30 odd years (no pun intended). It does have it's good and bad. We are an attractive city wrapped around an amazing piece of waterfront.  More

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