Fredericksburg, VA Cost of Living

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Fredericksburg cost of living score
More expensive
5.6% higher
than the US average
1.3% higher
than the Virginia average
Fredericksburg, Virginia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 105.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 5.6% higher than the U.S. average and 1.3% lower than the average for Virginia.

Fredericksburg, VA

Housing costs in Fredericksburg?
A typical home costs $399,200, which is 18.1% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 16.3% more expensive than the average Virginia home, at $343,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Fredericksburg costs $1,330 per month, which is 7.0% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 5.3% cheaper than the state average of $1,400.

Can I afford Fredericksburg?
To live comfortably in Fredericksburg, Virginia, a minimum annual income of $76,320 for a family, and $46,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Fredericksburg?
Fredericksburg, VA boasts an affordable cost of living. The overall cost of living index is 15% lower than the national average, primarily due to lower housing costs. The median home price in Fredericksburg is $282,600 - significantly lower than the national median price of $347,500. Rent prices are also much more affordable than other parts of the country, with a median rent cost of $1,371 per month compared to the national median rent cost of $1,469 per month. This makes Fredericksburg an attractive option for those looking to live comfortably while maintaining a manageable budget.
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Fredericksburg has an undeniably small town charm and an all around appeal that is hard to beat, in the context of its proximity to the larger DC Metro area. The  More

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I have lived in Fredericksburg for over 10 years and love it. The housing prices are affordable and this historic city has so much to offer. Ideal location also situated  More

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Disclaimer right off the top; yes I know there are good people everywhere and some are here as well but Fredericksburg is far from an ideal place to live and here is  More

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