Cost of Living Comparison Between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Fort Myers, FL 

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Consumer Prices in Fort Myers, FL are 18.49% lower than in Fort Lauderdale, FL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Fort Myers, FL are 24.92% lower than in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rent Prices in Fort Myers, FL are 34.90% lower than in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Restaurant Prices in Fort Myers, FL are 15.27% lower than in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Groceries Prices in Fort Myers, FL are 22.59% lower than in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Local Purchasing Power in Fort Myers, FL is 0.12% lower than in Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Restaurants
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.50 $ 12.00 $      -27.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 55.00 $      -8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 7.50 $      +15.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00 $      -40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 $ 4.09 $      -1.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 $ 1.82 $      0.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 $ 1.47 $      0.00 %
Markets
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.21 $ 3.36 $      -20.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.40 $ 1.92 $      -43.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.98 $ 2.25 $      -24.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.67 $ 1.90 $      -28.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.04 $ 4.12 $      -18.21 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.00 $ 3.66 $      -38.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.30 $ 5.90 $      -19.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.42 $ 2.20 $      -9.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.59 $      -24.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.43 $ 1.88 $      -22.50 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.57 $ 1.21 $      -52.76 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.56 $ 1.56 $      0.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.67 $ 1.67 $      0.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $ 1.95 $      -9.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 $ 1.72 $      -11.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 10.00 $      -28.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $ 2.06 $      -24.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 $ 3.38 $      0.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.00 %
Transportation
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.50 $      -25.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $ 36.00 $      -48.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.55 $ 2.55 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.40 $ 2.40 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 24.00 $      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.37 $ 2.33 $      -1.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,756.00 $ 19,756.00 $      0.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.54 $ 129.54 $      0.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.15 $      -6.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.62 $ 56.62 $      0.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.07 $ 30.28 $      -11.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $ 4.17 $      -72.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 928.57 $ 705.00 $      -24.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,000.00 $ 26,000.00 $      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.46 $ 37.00 $      -8.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.55 $ 33.55 $      0.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.33 $ 64.29 $      -8.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.67 $ 79.88 $      -17.37 %
Rent Per Month
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,782.78 $ 1,200.00 $      -32.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,385.56 $ 999.29 $      -27.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,929.83 $ 1,729.80 $      -40.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,465.12 $ 1,645.27 $      -33.26 %
Buy Apartment Price
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 589.07 $ 265.33 $      -54.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 209.23 $ 125.39 $      -40.07 %
Salaries And Financing
Fort Lauderdale, FL Edit Fort Myers, FL Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,329.65 $ 3,246.63 $      -25.01 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.84 4.32      +12.49 %
Last update: April 2021May 2021
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