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Cost of Living Comparison:
Fairfax, Virginia - Tempe, Arizona

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A salary of $100,000 in Fairfax, Virginia could decrease to $68,411 in Tempe, Arizona

Cost of Living IndexesFairfaxTempe
Overall158.6108.5
Food113.998.6
Housing272.7131.1
Utilities106.898.4
Transportation107.6101.4
Health101.395.1
Miscellaneous98.195.6
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Tempe is 32% cheaper than Fairfax.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 51% cheaper in Tempe.

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