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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Charlottesville, Virginia is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Charlottesville, Virginia is more expensive.

Charlottesville, Virginia cost of living is 113.30.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGCharlottesville, VirginiaUnited States
  Overall  113100
  Grocery  99.1100
  Health  98100
  Housing  142100
  Utilities  94100
  Transportation  95100
  Miscellaneous  105100

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Did not want to leave!

I went to UVa in the late 70's and spent nearly 6 years there as an undergrad and afterward as a townie. Probably the best years of my life. I only left to pursue... (Read More)



loved it here and sick missing it.

Want to start by saying we have lived in Boise, San Francisco, Seattle, Corvallis-Oregon, Yakima-Washington, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Manhattan-Kansas, Enterprise-Alabama,... (Read More)



Not for seniors

Nice downtown mall but parking is expensive. If you plan on doing activities at U of Virginia parking is awful and expensive and expect lots of walking and stairs due to... (Read More)



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