Palm Beach Relocation Guide

SPR-SUM 2016

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When it comes to overall cost of living, Ft. Lauderdale (closest measured city to Palm Beach County), lands between Chicago and Philadelphia. However, the cost of groceries is relatively lower. Here's how the Southeast Florida area ranked in comparison to other U.S. cities, in the last quarter (Q4) of 2015. City Composite 100% Grocery 13.24% Housing 28.04% Utilities 10.31% Transportation 11.16% Healthcare 4.36% Misc. 32.89% Atlanta 99.9 103.7 97.4 93.5 105.0 101.4 100.5 Boston 144.3 105.0 193.7 151.7 110.0 130.4 129.2 Chicago 116.2 116.7 135.7 104.2 114.5 99.1 106.0 Dallas 96.1 100.9 76.1 99.4 99.2 101.9 108.4 Denver 109.6 99.2 130.2 94.5 98.4 107.7 105.0 Ft. Lauderdale 114.2 103.1 144.9 95.9 111.4 99.2 101.1 Miami-Dade County, FL 112.3 108.6 129.6 96.7 112.7 105.0 104.9 New York City (Manhattan) 227.4 128.2 457.7 130.5 131.3 116.2 148.7 Philadelphia 119.5 115.8 135.0 122.5 110.0 99.8 112.8 Phoenix 95.9 98.5 94.8 96.6 100.0 97.2 94.0 Pittsburgh 98.6 99.6 95.8 101.1 113.4 96.3 95.1 Raleigh 90.5 102.3 72.4 98.0 89.6 99.6 97.9 San Francisco 176.4 127.9 319.4 108.2 132.0 118.1 118.3 Seattle 140.3 124.6 183.9 107.7 121.1 120.5 128.9 Tucson 92.8 96.7 83.2 91.4 96.9 103.5 97.1 Washington-Arlington- Alexandria, DC-VA 146.8 111.9 245.8 96.2 114.2 94.2 110.4 Source: Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) PALM BEACH by the NUMBERS

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