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Cost of Living Comparison:
Richmond, Virginia - Columbia, South Carolina

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A salary of $50,000 in Richmond, Virginia could decrease to $46,564 in Columbia, South Carolina

Cost of Living IndexesRichmondColumbia
Overall97.590.8
Food101.1102.5
Housing8467.6
Utilities107.4113.5
Transportation100.8103.6
Health109.7101.2
Miscellaneous105.197.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Columbia is 7% cheaper than Richmond.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 19% cheaper in Columbia.

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