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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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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)



Not the friendliest city

I have lived just outside of Richmond for 2 years now. Since I work from home I have done everything to meet people including joining several Meet-Up groups. Most of... (Read More)



Nothing good

I never had a negative a word to say about Virginia since I moved here 13 years ago, until this last year when I moved to Richmond. In a nutshell; rude and mean people,... (Read More)



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