Burke, VA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
154
Burke's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
156 out of 186
In Virginia
5,915 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Burke is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Burke, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Burke has an overall cost of living index of 154 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Burke has a cost of living index that's 1.5x higher than Virginia's index of 106.

The standard of living in Burke ranks as #5,918 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Burke ranks as the #501 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Burke Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Burke Virginia National Average
Overall 154 106 100
Services 113 99 100
Groceries 123 98 100
Health 96 98 100
Housing 261 131 100
Transportation 105 93 100
Utilities 97 96 100
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Burke Cost of Living Vs. VA

Burke, VA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Virginia, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$557,000
Median Home Value
$2,345
Median Rent
$149,833
Median Income
Statistic Burke Virginia United States
Median Home Value $557,000 $282,800 $229,800
Median Rent $2,345 $1,257 $1,096
Median Income $149,833 $76,398 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Burke Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Burke Virginia
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $13.15 $10.68
Bowling $22.0 $14.67

Detailed Burke Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Burke Virginia
Ground Beef $4.79 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.59 $1.39
Milk $2.61 $2.05

Detailed Burke Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Burke Virginia
Haircut $26.08 $18.62
Beauty Salon $63.44 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.19 $2.34

Detailed Burke Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Burke Virginia
Potatoes $4.46 $3.29
Pizza $11.99 $10.62
Beer $11.41 $9.38
Optometrist $90.67 $108.57
Doctor $103.89 $116.17
Dentist $99.0 $99.13

Detailed Burke Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Burke Virginia
Gasoline $2.3 $2.22
Tire Balancing $52.0 $50.07
All Electricity $160.85 $167.67
Phone $177.97 $175.64

Burke SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Burke

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Burke
Bethesda, MD 65,092 192 1.2x
Potomac, MD 46,256 198 1.3x
West Springfield, VA 23,775 147 1.0x
Franklin Farm, VA 18,845 167 1.1x
Burke Centre, VA 17,952 143 0.9x
Kings Park West, VA 14,090 158 1.0x
Newington Forest, VA 12,484 144 0.9x
Wakefield, VA 11,413 172 1.1x
Lowes Island, VA 11,319 163 1.1x
Travilah, MD 11,239 227 1.5x

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