$100 Has More Value in Florida
Florida is one of 35 states where $ 100 is worth more. According to the Tax Foundation, which used 2014 consumer price data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, $ 100 is worth $ 100.91 in Florida, meaning we can buy $ 100.91 worth of goods or services in Florida with our $ 100.
The following 15 states are those where goods or services are more expensive than Florida.
You can buy less with $ 100 in these 15 states:
|STATE||REAL VALUE of $ 100|
|New York||$ 86.43|
|New Jersey||$ 87.34|
|New Hampshire||$ 95.06|
FLORIDA has the 27th lowest Cost of Living Index in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2016, based on calculations made by the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC) using data from the
Council for Community & Economic Research (C2ER).
Its cost indexes for housing and health are lower than 100 and its cost index for miscellaneous items is just above 100.
Here are the states which have higher cost of living indexes than Florida:
FLORIDA has the 25th lowest housing cost index, based on the MERIC analysis.
These 25 states below have higher housing cost indexes than Florida:
|STATE||HOUSING COST INDEX|
Here are the Most Expensive and Least Expensive States, based on the Cost of Living Index study by MERIC using first-quarter 2016 data from the Council for Community & Economic Research:
5 Most Expensive States to Live, based on COLI
4. New York
5 Least Expensive States to Live, based on COLI
5 Most Expensive States to Buy a House, based on Housing Cost Index
3. New York
5 Least Expensive States to Buy a House, based on Housing Cost Index