Fort Myers, FL Cost of Living


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Fort Myers cost of living score
104.2
More expensive
4.2% higher
than the US average
1.1% higher
than the Florida average
Fort Myers, Florida gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 104.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 4.2% higher than the U.S. average and 1.1% lower than the average for Florida.

Fort Myers, FL

Housing costs in Fort Myers?
A typical home costs $349,500, which is 3.4% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 3.6% less expensive than the average Florida home, at $362,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Fort Myers costs $1,390 per month, which is 2.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 12.2% cheaper than the state average of $1,560.

Can I afford Fort Myers?
To live comfortably in Fort Myers, Florida, a minimum annual income of $66,960 for a family, and $44,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Fort Myers?
Fort Myers gives you one of the most attractive options for inexpensive living placed somewhere within Florida's Lee County offering up medians arriving around the mid-$200s and rent often lands close by approximately 1.2 thousand dollars respectively - notably cheaper compared parts of The Sunshine State such as Cape Coral or North Fort Myers which are located much deeper down southward. Groceries moreover remain mostly on par with United States levels thanks largely to local taxes & regulations while sales tax totals out constant at no less than 7%.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesFort MyersFloridaUnited States
  104.2103.1100.0
  103.2102.8100
  119.2102.3100.0
  92.5101.1100.0
  $349,500$362,400$338,100
  97.5%101.3%100.0%
  88.5112.6100.0
  102.987.6100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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I've lived here for most of my 30 years. I'm moving my family away in a few months. Here are the reasons: Climate- it's hot. Unbearably hot. And it's going to get  More

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I can't wait for all the replies especially from people that are from Florida or from up North that had to deal with extreme ice and snow. But I can honestly say in the  More

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I've lived in SW Florida on & off for most of my life. When my family first came here over 40 years ago the waterways teemed with fish & wildlife and the beaches,  More

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