Gainesville, Florida gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 92.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 7.8 percent lower than the U.S. average and 10.6 percent lower than the average for Florida.
A typical home costs $271,700, which is 19.6 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 25.0 percent less expensive than the average Florida home, at $362,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Gainesville costs $1,170 per month, which is 18.2 percent cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 33.3 percent cheaper than the state average of $1,560.
To live comfortably in Gainesville, Florida, a minimum annual income of $52,200 for a family, and $38,800 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Gainesville is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Gainesville, Florida is more expensive.
Gainesville cost of living is 92.2