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The Cost of Living in Sarasota, Florida

Updated: Jun 6, 2023

What are the pros and cons of living in Sarasota Florida?



As the saying goes, you get what you pay for… Sarasota is a beautiful place to live, and it is also a little more expensive. According to the stats, the cost of living in Sarasota is 7% higher than the rest of the state of Florida, and is 8% higher than the national average. Homes are also a little pricier and running around 17% more than the national average, but utilities cost 3% less.


"Sarasota is 7% higher than the rest of the state of Florida, and is 8% higher than the national average according to the stats."


When it comes to the necessities of life, such as food, clothing, and groceries, prices are around 2% more than the rest of the United States, while non-necessary expenses such as entertainment and grooming cost 2% more, and doctors and dentists cost 6% more.



"Sarasota has a never-ending list of things to do."

With that being said, yes, it does cost more to live here, but it’s worth it! Sarasota has a never-ending list of things to do. However, if non-stop fun and entertainment isn’t on your priority list and you’re looking for a little slower pace and bigger bang for your housing buck, you might want to consider heading a few minutes in either direction to one of our beautiful surrounding cities. We can go over all the choices with you.


 

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