Cost of Living Comparison Between Lakeland, FL and Orlando, FL 

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Rent Prices in Orlando, FL are 62.8% higher than in Lakeland, FL
Restaurant Prices in Orlando, FL are 45.9% higher than in Lakeland, FL
Groceries Prices in Orlando, FL are 8.7% lower than in Lakeland, FL
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Restaurants
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.50 $ 20.00 $      +135.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 70.00 $      +27.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 9.00 $      +20.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 $ 5.00 $      -9.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.50 $      -21.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.71 $ 4.76 $      +1.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 $ 2.28 $      +24.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 $ 1.96 $      +30.6 %
Markets
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.83 $ 4.26 $      +11.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.58 $ 3.08 $      +19.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.92 $ 2.13 $      +11.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.00 $ 4.38 $      +46.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.33 $ 4.99 $      -21.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.00 $ 5.36 $      +7.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.89 $ 6.42 $      +31.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.50 $ 2.24 $      -10.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.68 $      -35.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.00 $ 1.84 $      -38.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.29 $ 1.60 $      -30.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.43 $ 1.39 $      -42.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.83 $ 1.27 $      -30.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 $ 2.11 $      -15.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 1.80 $      -6.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 $ 2.45 $      -13.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 3.65 $      +32.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.95 $ 7.15 $      -10.1 %
Transportation
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 2.00 $      +33.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.50 $ 50.00 $      +3.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) ? 2.88 $     
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) ? 4.50 $     
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ? 40.00 $     
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.20 $ 3.53 $      +10.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,922.50 $ 23,597.50 $      +2.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,333.33 $ 24,571.43 $      +5.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.05 $ 173.02 $      +9.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 $ 0.23 $      -42.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.83 $ 73.86 $      +13.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.50 $ 35.24 $      +8.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.00 $ 17.50 $      +250.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 14.00 $      +16.7 %
Childcare
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child ? 1,016.67 $     
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,000.00 $ 7,983.33 $      +14.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30.75 $ 44.32 $      +44.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.33 $ 37.68 $      +33.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.00 $ 83.15 $      -2.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.50 $ 110.33 $      -6.1 %
Rent Per Month
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,250.00 $ 1,810.73 $      +44.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 900.00 $ 1,583.60 $      +76.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.00 $ 3,302.81 $      +94.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,700.00 $ 2,340.89 $      +37.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 144.50 $ 466.11 $      +222.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 142.00 $ 268.37 $      +89.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Lakeland, FL Edit Orlando, FL Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,925.33 $ 4,780.19 $      +148.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.13 5.44      +6.2 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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