Mountain View, California vs. Blacksburg, Virginia

Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living in Blacksburg, Virginia is 65.7% cheaper than Mountain View, California.

You would need a salary of $34,254 in Blacksburg, Virginia to maintain the standard of living you have in Mountain View, California.
Comparison highlights
• Overall, Blacksburg, Virginia is cheaper than Mountain View, California
• Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost
79% cheaper in Blacksburg
than in Mountain View, California
Mountain View, CA vs. Blacksburg, VA
Compared to Mountain View, Blacksburg is:
  Homeowner
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
  65.7% lower
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Renter
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Food
  14.1% lower
  Housing (Homeowner)
  83.6% lower
  Housing (Rent)
  Median Home Cost
  Utilities
  15.0% higher
  Commute
  55.2% lower
  Health
  8.8% higher
  Taxes
  Childcare
  Personal
  2.9% lower

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