Christiansburg, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Christiansburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
28 out of 187
In Virginia
2,059 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Christiansburg is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Christiansburg, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Christiansburg has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Christiansburg has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Christiansburg ranks as #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Christiansburg ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Christiansburg Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Christiansburg Virginia National Average
Overall 92 107 100
Services 94 99 100
Groceries 94 96 100
Health 99 97 100
Housing 93 130 100
Transportation 85 90 100
Utilities 86 100 100
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Christiansburg Cost of Living Vs. VA

Christiansburg, 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.

$190,000
Median Home Value
$910
Median Rent
$60,856
Median Income
Statistic Christiansburg Virginia United States
Median Home Value $190,000 $273,100 $217,500
Median Rent $910 $1,234 $1,062
Median Income $60,856 $74,222 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Christiansburg Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Christiansburg Virginia
Shampoo $0.94 $1.01
Movie $11.75 $10.72
Bowling $12.75 $13.86

Detailed Christiansburg Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Christiansburg Virginia
Ground Beef $4.1 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.49 $1.4
Milk $1.95 $1.96

Detailed Christiansburg Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Christiansburg Virginia
Haircut $13.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $46.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.32

Detailed Christiansburg Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Christiansburg Virginia
Potatoes $3.45 $3.18
Pizza $10.49 $10.39
Beer $9.83 $9.23
Optometrist $63.75 $106.34
Doctor $129.75 $115.25
Dentist $100.33 $98.38

Detailed Christiansburg Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Christiansburg Virginia
Gasoline $2.44 $2.59
Tire Balancing $35.96 $48.9
All Electricity $130.62 $167.6
Phone $175.14 $163.42

Christiansburg SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Christiansburg

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Christiansburg
Roanoke, VA 99,229 88 1.0x
Blacksburg, VA 44,303 105 1.1x
Cave Spring, VA 26,001 97 1.1x
Salem, VA 25,317 93 1.0x
Radford, VA 17,691 89 1.0x
Hollins, VA 14,329 93 1.0x
Mount Airy, NC 10,193 90 1.0x
Pulaski, VA 8,799 81 0.9x
Vinton, VA 8,083 88 1.0x
Covington, VA 5,598 81 0.9x

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