Bartow, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Bartow's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bartow is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bartow, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bartow has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Bartow has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in Bartow ranks as #1128 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Bartow ranks as the #5279 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Bartow Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Bartow Florida National Average
Overall 87 99 100
Services 95 99 100
Groceries 104 105 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 63 96 100
Transportation 99 98 100
Utilities 90 102 100
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Bartow, FL Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Florida, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Bartow Florida United States
Median Home Value $121,600 $196,800 $204,900
Median Rent $817 $1,128 $1,023
Median Income $46,850 $53,267 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.25x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bartow

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bartow
Lakeland, FL 105,958 89 1.0x
Winter Haven, FL 39,615 85 1.0x
Lake Wales, FL 15,735 85 1.0x
Auburndale, FL 15,343 88 1.0x
Lakeland Highlands, FL 12,376 104 1.2x
Fuller Heights, FL 10,327 94 1.1x
Highland, IL 10,020 91 1.0x
Medulla, FL 9,679 93 1.1x
Fort Meade, FL 6,013 82 0.9x
Wahneta, FL 5,484 79 0.9x

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