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

Overall, Virginia Beach, Virginia cost of living is 109.80.

  COST OF LIVINGVirginia Beach, VirginiaUnited States
  Overall  110100
  Grocery  98.1100
  Health  98100
  Housing  137100
  Utilities  109100
  Transportation  91100
  Miscellaneous  99100


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The Norfolk-Virginia Beach area has a very high percentage of retired military, many of whom are on a pension. As a result, jobs do not pay as well as they would... (read more)
Nice place to live, not a great place to work in t
Great parks, beaches, weather is temperate (hot in the summer, cold in the winter), lots of things to do and places to go. Traffic is getting pretty bad between normal... (read more)
transportation woes
traffic is extremely bad in the summer due to all roads lead to the beach. Tunnels and highways are parking... (read more)
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A Great Place to Raise a Family
I was born & raised in southern California but I've lived here in Virginia Beach since 1976. The weather is not as nice as California but really nothing to complain... (read more)
Its a very secure, versatile, Fun city! Always offer something for the family doesn't matter what season of the year.... (read more)
re: Need guidance for relocation to Virginia Beach
I see your post is old but wondering if you did indeed move to VB and where you... (read more)
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