Hampton, VA Cost of Living


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Hampton cost of living score
87.9
Less expensive
12.1% lower
than the US average
15.6% lower
than the Virginia average
Hampton, Virginia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 87.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 12.1% lower than the U.S. average and 15.6% lower than the average for Virginia.

Hampton, VA

Housing costs in Hampton?
A typical home costs $244,500, which is 27.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 28.8% less expensive than the average Virginia home, at $343,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Hampton costs $1,310 per month, which is 8.4% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 6.9% cheaper than the state average of $1,400.

Can I afford Hampton?
To live comfortably in Hampton, Virginia, a minimum annual income of $46,800 for a family, and $44,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Hampton?
The cost of living in Hampton, VA is 88 compared to the US average Cost of Living which is 100. This means that overall, the cost of living in Hampton, VA is lower than the US average. This could be a great benefit for many people looking to live in Hampton because they may find it more affordable than other cities with comparable amenities. Additionally, the median house value in Hampton is $244,500 which is much lower than the US average of $338,100. Therefore, potential buyers might find that they can get more bang for their buck when it comes to real estate prices in this city.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesHamptonVirginiaUnited States
  87.9104.2100.0
  96.199.6100
  103.0103.1100.0
  73.4112.9100.0
  $244,500$343,200$338,100
  97.1%99.3%100.0%
  82.199.4100.0
  106.0113.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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This place is the worst. The roads are in terrible condition. Always debris on the highway, side roads, and main roads. I've had replaced 3 tires so far this year alone  More

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Over 3 years ago

Having been deployed all over the world and stationed in the U.S. coast to coast I can honestly say this is the most ghetto place I have ever been...and that includes  More

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We live in Downtown Hampton within walking distance of the Langley Air and Space Museum, Hampton Carousel, the Hampton History Museum and tons of shops and restraunts.   More

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