Hampton, VA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
99
Hampton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
48 out of 186
In Virginia
3,027 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 Hampton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hampton, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hampton has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Hampton has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Virginia's index of 106.

The standard of living in Hampton ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Hampton ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Hampton Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Hampton Virginia National Average
Overall 99 106 100
Services 103 99 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 106 98 100
Housing 102 131 100
Transportation 93 93 100
Utilities 102 96 100
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Hampton Cost of Living Vs. VA

Hampton, 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.

$188,600
Median Home Value
$1,115
Median Rent
$57,041
Median Income
Statistic Hampton Virginia United States
Median Home Value $188,600 $282,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,115 $1,257 $1,096
Median Income $57,041 $76,398 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Hampton Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Hampton Virginia
Shampoo $0.97 $1.06
Movie $11.73 $10.68
Bowling $18.0 $14.67

Detailed Hampton Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Hampton Virginia
Ground Beef $3.61 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.05 $1.39
Milk $1.58 $2.05

Detailed Hampton Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Hampton Virginia
Haircut $21.36 $18.62
Beauty Salon $44.43 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.85 $2.34

Detailed Hampton Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Hampton Virginia
Potatoes $3.16 $3.29
Pizza $10.13 $10.62
Beer $9.82 $9.38
Optometrist $116.2 $108.57
Doctor $139.74 $116.17
Dentist $99.4 $99.13

Detailed Hampton Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Hampton Virginia
Gasoline $2.01 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.7 $50.07
All Electricity $176.41 $167.67
Phone $177.97 $175.64

Hampton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hampton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hampton
Norfolk, VA 244,300 107 1.1x
Newport News, VA 179,582 102 1.0x
Portsmouth, VA 94,961 104 1.1x
Poquoson, VA 12,121 113 1.1x
Gloucester Point, VA 10,373 105 1.1x
Smithfield, VA 8,492 111 1.1x
Carrollton, VA 6,340 114 1.2x

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