Cost of Living in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1902
$4331
🛋️ Without rent
$781
$2499
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1121
$1833
🍽️ Food
$594
$1531
🚐 Transport
$58.8
$164
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4654
😀 Quality of life
60
🏙️ Population
20.9K

The average cost of living in Fort Walton Beach is $1902, which is in the top 19% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1792nd out of 9294 in our global list, 1661st out of 2202 in the United States, and 110th out of 125 in Florida.

The median after-tax salary is $4654, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months. Ranked 5083rd (TOP 55%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1905th best city to live in the United States, and 117th most liveable city in Florida. With an estimated population of 20.9K, Fort Walton Beach is the 2047th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km Hurlburt Field
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 6253 Northwest Florida State College
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Prices in Fort Walton Beach

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$42.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.5
 Cappuccino
$4.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$899
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$904
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1511
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$185
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$97.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4446
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2510
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.84
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.58
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$954
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13215

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