Cost of Living
The cost of living indices is based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Lake County is less expensive than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Lake County, Florida is more expensive. Lake County’s cost of living is 107.6.
*Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference, while Grocery, Health and Miscellaneous costs are below the national average. However,
Cost of Living in Lake County, Florida
|Cost of Living||Lake||Orlando||Florida||USA|
|Median Home Cost||$203,200||$228,600||$222,000||$216,200|
*Housing numbers include both buying and renting.
|Local Discretionary (Lake County)||1.0%|
|Total Sales Tax||7.0%|
|Property Tax||Total Millage||City Millage|
|Howey in the Hills||23.5399||9.2750|
|Tavares Debt Service||0.3052|
*County millage can be as low as 14.4238 depending on real estate location