Naval Station Mayport

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Jacksonville, FL is 5% lower than the national average, considered moderate so there is no cost of living allowance. Most personnel arriving on Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders are authorized Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) allowance, which helps reimburse up to ten days of temporary lodging expenses, incurred at their old or new duty assignment. Be sure to obtain an itemized lodging receipt to submit with your TLE claim.

The average rent for an apartment in Jacksonville is $1,411. The cost of rent varies depending on several factors, including location, size, and quality. The Median rent in September 2023 for one bed $1,172.00 and two bed $1,394.00.  In July 2023, the median listing home price in JacksonvilleFL was $297 K. Temporary lodging costs run from $75.00 to $95.00 per night. The average monthly utility bills are $140.00 to $220.00. The minimum car insurance coverage requirements are $10,000 Property Damage Liability and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) with no greater than a $2000.00 deductible.