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Cost of Living Comparison:
Richmond, Virginia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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A salary of $45,500 in Richmond, Virginia should increase to $46,433 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cost of Living IndexesRichmondPhiladelphia
Overall97.599.5
Food101.1121.2
Housing8468.7
Utilities107.4128.7
Transportation100.8106.3
Health109.7100.8
Miscellaneous105.1115.7
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Philadelphia is 2% more expensive than Richmond.
Utilities are the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Utilities are 19% more expensive in Philadelphia.

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