Alexandria City County, VA Cost of Living


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Alexandria City cost of living score
144.7
More expensive
44.7% higher
than the US average
38.9% higher
than the Virginia average
Alexandria City Virgi County, Virginia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 144.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 44.7% higher than the U.S. average and 38.9% lower than the average for Virginia.

Alexandria City County, VA

Housing costs in Alexandria City?
A typical home costs $584,200, which is 72.8% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 70.2% more expensive than the average Virginia home, at $343,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Alexandria City costs $1,840 per month, which is 28.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 23.9% more than the state average of $1,400.

Can I afford Alexandria City?
To live comfortably in Alexandria City Virgi County, Virginia, a minimum annual income of $111,960 for a family, and $64,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Alexandria City?
Living in Alexandria city, VA County is considerably more expensive than the US average. The median house value in Alexandria city is $584,200 compared to the US median house value of $338,100. This indicates that housing costs in Alexandria city are significantly higher than many other places in the country. On top of this, the cost of living index for Alexandria city is 144.7 compared to the US average of 100. This means that households need roughly 44.7% more money to maintain their standard of living in Alexandria city than they would need if they lived elsewhere in the US. Consequently, it’s important for potential residents to take into account both housing costs and cost of living when deciding whether or not to move to Alexandria city.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesAlexandria CityVirginiaUnited States
  144.7104.2100.0
  113.499.6100
  101.7103.1100.0
  209.9112.9100.0
  $584,200$343,200$338,100
  97.3%99.3%100.0%
  128.899.4100.0
  147.1113.7100.0

   100=National Average

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