Fairfax County, VA Cost of Living

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Fairfax cost of living score
More expensive
49.7% higher
than the US average
43.7% higher
than the Virginia average
Fairfax Virgi County, Virginia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 149.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 49.7% higher than the U.S. average and 43.7% lower than the average for Virginia.

Fairfax County, VA

Housing costs in Fairfax?
A typical home costs $639,000, which is 89.0% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 86.2% more expensive than the average Virginia home, at $343,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Fairfax 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 Fairfax?
To live comfortably in Fairfax Virgi County, Virginia, a minimum annual income of $122,400 for a family, and $64,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Fairfax?
The cost of living in Fairfax, VA County is much higher than the US average. The cost of living index for the county is 149.7, compared to the US average of 100. This significant difference in cost of living is reflected in the median house value for Fairfax County, which is $639000 - more than double the US average of $338,100. Clearly, living in Fairfax County does not come cheap and those looking to move here should factor this into their decision making process.
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