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Cost of Living Comparison:
Raleigh, North Carolina - Fairfax, Virginia

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A salary of $40,000 in Raleigh, North Carolina should increase to $62,135 in Fairfax, Virginia

Cost of Living IndexesRaleighFairfax
Overall102159
Food102114
Housing110273
Median Home Cost$204,700$506,700
Utilities106107
Transportation98108
Health98101
Miscellaneous9598
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Fairfax is 55% more expensive than Raleigh.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 147% more expensive in Fairfax.

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