Clearwater is a progressive city, committed to enhancing residents’ lives, while preserving a heritage rich in culture and natural beauty. Close to the beach and near to an abundant array of outdoor activities, people come from around the world to visit.
But it’s an even better place to live! The community is friendly and socially responsive, and the city government is economically active and environmentally conscious.
Pinellas County is the most economical place to live in Florida and the entire Southeast United States, according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index. The composite index for Florida cities shows the current Clearwater/St. Petersburg area cost of living is 6% below the national average.
Factors included in measuring living costs are housing, groceries, utilities, transportation, health, and miscellaneous goods and services.