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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

Overall, Norfolk, Virginia cost of living is 98.60.

  COST OF LIVINGNorfolk, VirginiaUnited States
  Overall  99100
  Grocery  98.1100
  Health  98100
  Housing  102100
  Utilities  109100
  Transportation  89100
  Miscellaneous  99100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Garbage
This place is horrible. Well, I tend to be negative, so I'll try to start with positive: spring time is nice. Ok, now on to the rest of the truth. Taxes. There are taxes... (read more)
tranportation
I grew up in this area and have seen many changes but the thing that I have really noticed is the traffic along with people driving habits. The traffic is really getting... (read more)
re: Hampton roads bridge tunnel - 6/19/2006
I wonder how the Hampton Bridge Tunnel milking the norfolk peoples' tax money, and at the same time having pain from the traffic due to closing of either one of the... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Living in Norfolk by the Sea
I have lived in Norfolk since 1983. It's the city at the center of the "Hampton Roads" region, which consists of roughly 7 competing cities all within a stone's throw... (read more)
A Disappointing, mediocre military town
I have lived here in Norfolk for over 16.5 years and I would highly recommend that(if you are not a military service member,dependent, retiree, civil servant or DOD... (read more)
Cleaner streets, a challenge.
I have been a Norfolk resident for close to 50 years. I have worked and retired here.I like our city even with it's problems. It has afforded me a living, and many... (read more)
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