Idylwood, VA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
150
Idylwood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
150 out of 186
In Virginia
5,843 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 Idylwood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Idylwood, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Idylwood has an overall cost of living index of 150 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Idylwood has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Virginia's index of 106.

The standard of living in Idylwood ranks as #5,846 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Idylwood ranks as the #573 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Idylwood Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Idylwood Virginia National Average
Overall 150 106 100
Services 116 99 100
Groceries 124 98 100
Health 96 98 100
Housing 244 131 100
Transportation 104 93 100
Utilities 95 96 100
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Idylwood Cost of Living Vs. VA

Idylwood, 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.

$588,900
Median Home Value
$1,797
Median Rent
$103,145
Median Income
Statistic Idylwood Virginia United States
Median Home Value $588,900 $282,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,797 $1,257 $1,096
Median Income $103,145 $76,398 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.7x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Idylwood Services Costs Vs. Virginia

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

Detailed Idylwood Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

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

Detailed Idylwood Health Costs Vs. Virginia

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

Detailed Idylwood Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Idylwood 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 Idylwood Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

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

Idylwood SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Idylwood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Idylwood
Olney, MD 35,350 150 1.0x
West Falls Church, VA 31,262 146 1.0x
North Potomac, MD 24,146 167 1.1x
Merrifield, VA 18,523 150 1.0x
Vienna, VA 16,532 170 1.1x
Kemp Mill, MD 14,812 141 0.9x
Colesville, MD 14,397 140 0.9x
Falls Church, VA 14,309 176 1.2x
Travilah, MD 11,239 227 1.5x
Lake Barcroft, VA 10,604 164 1.1x

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