Harrisonburg, VA Cost of Living


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Harrisonburg cost of living score
84.5
Less expensive
15.5% lower
than the US average
18.9% lower
than the Virginia average
Harrisonburg, Virginia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 84.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 15.5% lower than the U.S. average and 18.9% lower than the average for Virginia.

Harrisonburg, VA

Housing costs in Harrisonburg?
A typical home costs $289,000, which is 14.5% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 15.8% less expensive than the average Virginia home, at $343,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Harrisonburg costs $1,090 per month, which is 23.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 28.4% cheaper than the state average of $1,400.

Can I afford Harrisonburg?
To live comfortably in Harrisonburg, Virginia, a minimum annual income of $55,440 for a family, and $33,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Harrisonburg?
Harrisonburg, VA has an overall below average cost of living thanks largely in part to its comparatively low housing prices and taxes as well as relatively inexpensive utility costs which make it an attractive option for anyone looking for value without having to sacrifice modern day amenities or recreational activities located nearby either.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesHarrisonburgVirginiaUnited States
  84.5104.2100.0
  9899.6100
  107.3103.1100.0
  88.6112.9100.0
  $289,000$343,200$338,100
  95.9%99.3%100.0%
  65.899.4100.0
  108.4113.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 12 years ago

Harrisonburg is small town, yet has the same experiences that a big city offers (just on a smaller scale). The reason for the wealth of experiences is because H'burg is  More

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Any infomation on quality/cost of living will be graetly appreciated.  More

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Over 15 years ago

We moved to H'Burg in 2003 to enjoy a less expensive cost of living, closer proximity to family, low crime rate and better access to quality health care/facilities. We  More

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