GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-- SmartAssest.com has ranked Gainesville as having one of the most stable 'cost of living' in Florida.
Gainesville ranks 4th, behind #3 Tampa, #2 Sarasota, and #1 Cape Coral-Fort Myers.
SmartAssest.com says that Gainesville'a cost of living only change by 0.49%, compared to the national rate of 1.53%.
The change to the cost of living was calculated by taking the average prices for a range of basic necessities, like milk, shampoo, and rent and comparing that to the average per capita personal income of each city and how much that has changed over the past 10 years.
SmartAssest.com is a website designed to help connect people to financial advisors and provide financial advice help, like a mortgage calculator, retirement plan breakdowns, and more. For more information about their cost of living study, follow the link in the 'Related Links' section to the right of this article.