Port St. Lucie, FL Cost of Living

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Port St. Lucie cost of living score
Less expensive
1.4% lower
than the US average
4.4% lower
than the Florida average
Port St. Lucie, Florida gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 98.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 1.4% lower than the U.S. average and 4.4% lower than the average for Florida.

Port St. Lucie, FL

Housing costs in Port St. Lucie?
A typical home costs $372,300, which is 10.1% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 2.7% more expensive than the average Florida home, at $362,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Port St. Lucie costs $1,820 per month, which is 27.3% more than the national average of $1,430 and 14.3% more than the state average of $1,560.

Can I afford Port St. Lucie?
To live comfortably in Port St. Lucie, Florida, a minimum annual income of $71,280 for a family, and $58,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Port St. Lucie?
Port St. Lucie, FL is an excellent choice for anyone looking for beautiful beaches, warm weather and a low cost of living index. Renters can find deals on apartments here that are significantly cheaper than nearby Miami or Tampa while food and transportation costs remain fair on any budget.
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Reviews for Port St. Lucie
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Been here since 2017 and have enjoyed it very much. This is not a 'Big City', so if you're looking for all the big city trappings move on. It's quiet. I have  More

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Raymond · 
Over 4 years ago

We have visited four times and love it so much that we purchased a home here, and move in two weeks! Lets see first the good things. Beautiful weather year around.  More

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Over 5 years ago

Where do I begin. Been here for a few years now and just waiting to retire so I can concentrate on other places. Didn't take more than a year to figure this place out  More

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