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Cost of Living

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

Richmond, Virginia cost of living is 97.50.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGRichmond, VirginiaUnited States
  Overall  98100
  Grocery  101.1100
  Health  110100
  Housing  84100
  Utilities  107100
  Transportation  101100
  Miscellaneous  105100

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Wonderful City to live in

Richmond is a city with lots of trees and history. It has the amenities of a big city great restaurants, lots of microbreweries and music! If you enjoy hiking and... (Read More)



Worst Place I've ever lived - hands down

Wow! I am so happy to see the reviews of other people and how consistent we all are!!! Richmond Virginia is the worst place I've ever lived. I've met more unhappy... (Read More)



White Trash Capitol

The local people in Richmond are a special breed. Rude, arrogant, antagonistic, entitled, stupid, and just all around low-lifes. Socio-economic factors don't alter... (Read More)



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