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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.

Overall, Charlottesville, Virginia cost of living is 123.20.

  COST OF LIVINGCharlottesville, VirginiaUnited States
  Overall  123100
  Grocery  100100
  Health  96100
  Housing  171100
  Utilities  100100
  Transportation  99100
  Miscellaneous  104100


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Real Estate is very expensive
Charlottesville, Va is a beautiful place to live, work and raise a family. However it is also very... (read more)
re: Number one city....? - 9/4/2007
Sorry you fell for the realtor's hype about the town. Everything you said is... (read more)
Number one city....?
We moved here thinking it would be a great place to raise our new family.It is very expensive here. The city grew so fast that companies salaries do not compare to the... (read more)
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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)
Life Quality
C'ville is one of the best areas I've lived in. As a father and business owner, the quality of life is far superior to Upstate NY, Chicago, NYC and anywhere in NJ I've... (read more)
Saying I live in Charlottesville is a little bit o
I've lived in Virginia my whole life. After attending school in Richmond and beginning my professional life there (VCU, Virginia Museum), I moved to Charlottesville in... (read more)
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