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Cost of Living Comparison:
Alexandria, Virginia - Charleston, South Carolina

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A salary of $50,000 in Alexandria, Virginia could decrease to $35,113 in Charleston, South Carolina

Cost of Living IndexesAlexandriaCharleston
Overall155.5109.2
Food112.3106.1
Housing261.1124.9
Utilities111110.9
Transportation108.397
Health104.2106.6
Miscellaneous99.398.8
100=national average

Charleston is 30% cheaper than Alexandria.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

Housing is 52% cheaper in Charleston.

Charleston Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals

Alexandria Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals


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