Suffolk, VA Cost of Living


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Suffolk cost of living score
99.8
Less expensive
0.2% lower
than the US average
4.2% lower
than the Virginia average
Suffolk, Virginia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 99.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 0.2% lower than the U.S. average and 4.2% lower than the average for Virginia.

Suffolk, VA

Housing costs in Suffolk?
A typical home costs $335,700, which is 0.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 2.2% less expensive than the average Virginia home, at $343,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Suffolk costs $1,370 per month, which is 4.2% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 2.2% cheaper than the state average of $1,400.

Can I afford Suffolk?
To live comfortably in Suffolk, Virginia, a minimum annual income of $64,440 for a family, and $46,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Suffolk?
Suffolk presents an interesting option for economical living situated somewhere close by Virginia’s City of Suffolk offering up medians arriving around the high-$300s and rental rates shortly come in a bit closer to $1,400 depending upon desired amenities - significantly cheaper compared to other parts of The Old Dominion State such as Norfolk or Virginia Beach which are positioned much further down eastward. Grocery stores moreover remain completely equal with United States averages thanks largely to local taxes & regulations while sales tax equates out constant at no less than 5%.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesSuffolkVirginiaUnited States
  99.8104.2100.0
  98.399.6100
  104.1103.1100.0
  96.5112.9100.0
  $335,700$343,200$338,100
  98.1%99.3%100.0%
  104.499.4100.0
  119.6113.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 14 years ago

Don't move  More

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Over 15 years ago

I like living in Suffolk because of the smaller town feel yet having the conveniences of the larger city. We have been happy in Northern Suffolk. The schools don't seem  More

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Over 15 years ago

Suffolk is a bit difficult to describe because it is geographically the largest city in Virginia. Downtown has been slightly revitalized but I have no reason to go there  More

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