Cost of living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Summary of cost of living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $5,449
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $3,387
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Current as of Oct 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $20
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.99
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.03
12 eggs, large $3.10
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.68
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.77
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $2.85
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.67
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.26
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of coca-cola $2.05
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.02
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $3,128
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $2,162
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $172
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,708
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,234
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $76
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $64
40” flat screen tv $248
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $167
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $13
Hourly rate for cleaning help $18
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $56
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $48
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $92
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $115
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $25,260
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.10
Monthly ticket public transport $64
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $16
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $119
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.14
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.88
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.09
Tube of toothpaste $1.76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $50
2 tickets to the movies $25
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $222
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $73
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.08
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.86
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $662
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.19
1 month of gym membership in business district $47
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $9
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 164 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: October 06, 2022

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