Dranesville, VA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Dranesville's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Dranesville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dranesville, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dranesville has an overall cost of living index of 165 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Dranesville has a cost of living index that's 1.5x higher than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Dranesville ranks as #6068 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Dranesville ranks as the #339 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Dranesville Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Dranesville Virginia National Average
Overall 165 107 100
Services 112 99 100
Groceries 122 96 100
Health 88 97 100
Housing 286 130 100
Transportation 114 90 100
Utilities 112 100 100
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Dranesville, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Dranesville Virginia United States
Median Home Value $567,500 $264,900 $204,900
Median Rent $2,636 $1,202 $1,023
Median Income $177,188 $71,564 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dranesville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dranesville
Reston, VA 60,335 149 0.9x
Olney, MD 35,280 149 0.9x
Sterling, VA 30,403 131 0.8x
Herndon, VA 24,520 141 0.9x
North Potomac, MD 24,148 169 1.0x
Clarksburg, MD 23,548 151 0.9x
McNair, VA 20,771 142 0.9x
Great Falls, VA 15,394 236 1.4x
Kemp Mill, MD 13,838 140 0.8x
Sugarland Run, VA 12,576 136 0.8x

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