Williamsburg, VA Cost of Living


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Williamsburg cost of living score
94.9
Less expensive
5.1% lower
than the US average
8.9% lower
than the Virginia average
Williamsburg, Virginia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 94.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 5.1% lower than the U.S. average and 8.9% lower than the average for Virginia.

Williamsburg, VA

Housing costs in Williamsburg?
A typical home costs $414,600, which is 22.6% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 20.8% more expensive than the average Virginia home, at $343,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg?
To live comfortably in Williamsburg, Virginia, a minimum annual income of $79,560 for a family, and $47,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Williamsburg?
Living in Williamsburg, VA is considered to be relatively affordable. The cost of living index for the city is approximately 11% lower than the national average, making it one of the most affordable cities in the state. In terms of housing costs, median home prices are about $250,000 and rent averages around $1,400 per month. Additionally, transportation costs are low compared to other areas as the city offers plenty of public transportation options such as bus lines and train services. Overall, Williamsburg is an ideal choice for those looking for an affordable place to live without sacrificing quality services or activities.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesWilliamsburgVirginiaUnited States
  94.9104.2100.0
  101.399.6100
  102.6103.1100.0
  122.3112.9100.0
  $414,600$343,200$338,100
  97.4%99.3%100.0%
  69.999.4100.0
  139.2113.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 8 years ago

Well I guess I'm late to the posts but maybe someone new will want info. I have lived here for 18 years. Growing up in CA. Way different. In response to other posts,  More

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It is much higher than reported. Police cover up for the wealthy or well connected. Rapists are released from jail by the judges right after conviction. Police are  More

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As a Northerner and a person of color, I found this area to be the worst place I've lived (I have lived up and down the East Coast). This town is not diverse and in  More

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