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Virginia Cost of Living (VA)

The cost of living in Virginia (VA) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Virginia is $51,918.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $2,110.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 238 in Virginia is 2.15% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 5.30%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Virginia annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Virginia Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Virginia
238
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Virginia
$51,918
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Virginia versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education 22.26%
0%
72.66%
Healthcare -7.76%
25.33%
0%
Groceries -27.85%
90.91%
0%
Rent 14.63%
0%
47.76%
Mortgage 17.69%
0%
57.74%
Electricity 13.66%
0%
44.59%
Gasoline 3.06%
0%
9.99%


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