Orlando, FL Cost of Living


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Orlando cost of living score
106
More expensive
6.0% higher
than the US average
2.8% higher
than the Florida average
Orlando, Florida gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 106, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 6.0% higher than the U.S. average and 2.8% lower than the average for Florida.

Orlando, FL

Housing costs in Orlando?
A typical home costs $369,400, which is 9.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 1.9% more expensive than the average Florida home, at $362,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Orlando costs $1,740 per month, which is 21.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 10.3% more than the state average of $1,560.

Can I afford Orlando?
To live comfortably in Orlando, Florida, a minimum annual income of $70,920 for a family, and $61,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Orlando?
Orlando, Florida is quickly becoming one of America's premier destinations for those looking for excellent quality-of-life without spending too much. Homeowners can select among various housing options ranging from affordable single family homes to high end townhouses - while renters also have access to lots of great deals today too. In addition, food and transportation costs are much lower than other major US cities - giving you more value for your dollar if you decide on Orlando as your home.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesOrlandoFloridaUnited States
  106.0103.1100.0
  100.7102.8100
  103.4102.3100.0
  100.9101.1100.0
  $369,400$362,400$338,100
  102.3%101.3%100.0%
  110.1112.6100.0
  106.787.6100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 1 years ago

I made the decision to move to Orlando when I was 20. My father was a contractor so by then I'd lived in many different states & countries so I have a unique  More

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I have lived and worked in the Orlando area for more than 10 years. I really wish I could give Orlando two ratings because half the year it is wonderful and other half  More

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Over 2 years ago

I have lived in Orlando for 6 years. The environment, living costs, and housing costs are good. There are many fun places around Orlando. It's a good place to live in  More

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