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Charlottesville, VA vs Richmond, VA

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Richmond is 13.8% less expensive than Charlottesville.
Richmond housing costs are 28.7% less expensive than Charlottesville housing costs.
Health related expenses are 35.8% less in Richmond.

Cost of Living
 Charlottesville, VARichmond, VAUnited States
 118.9102.5100
 93.493.4100
 151.897.5100
 155.5110.9100
 $288,800$214,800$219,700
 100.498.9100
 81.395.2100
 105.8105.4100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Charlottesville    40 Reviews
Fun but expensive - 3/5/2019
Charlottesville is a beautiful college town. Just be forewarned that it comes with a lot of traffic and very high real estate prices. A small colonial in town in a good... Read More

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Did not want to leave! - 3/18/2018
I went to UVa in the late 70's and spent nearly 6 years there as an undergrad and afterward as a townie. Probably the best years of my life. I only left to pursue... Read More

loved it here and sick missing it. - 3/7/2017
Want to start by saying we have lived in Boise, San Francisco, Seattle, Corvallis-Oregon, Yakima-Washington, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Manhattan-Kansas, Enterprise-Alabama,... Read More

Reviews for Richmond    105 Reviews
its fun but kinda scary - 3/5/2019
born and raised here. it's alright. the scenery and shops are nice but it isn't very safe. very fun place to be though. we have a lot of... Read More
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Richmond - 6/5/2018
I have lived all over the country and Richmond is definitely one of the nicer places. There are political differences, cultural differences, ethnic differences, etc. but... Read More

Born and raised here, getting the hell out!! - 4/25/2018
A woman just punched from behind a deaf and partially blind grocery store worker in Midlothian because she didn't respond to her asking where an item is. That pretty... Read More

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ZIPS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA
22903 22901 22902
ZIPS IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
23223, 23225, 23224, 23220, 23227, 23222, 23226, 23221, 23230, 23219, 11 total

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