Marion, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
86
Marion's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
13 out of 186
In Virginia
938 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 Marion is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Marion, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Marion has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Marion has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Virginia's index of 106.

The standard of living in Marion ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Marion ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Marion Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Marion Virginia National Average
Overall 86 106 100
Services 104 99 100
Groceries 97 98 100
Health 89 98 100
Housing 58 131 100
Transportation 85 93 100
Utilities 94 96 100
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Marion Cost of Living Vs. VA

Marion, 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.

$111,700
Median Home Value
$604
Median Rent
$29,562
Median Income
Statistic Marion Virginia United States
Median Home Value $111,700 $282,800 $229,800
Median Rent $604 $1,257 $1,096
Median Income $29,562 $76,398 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.8x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Marion Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Marion Virginia
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $12.7 $10.68
Bowling $16.44 $14.67

Detailed Marion Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Marion Virginia
Ground Beef $4.4 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.04 $1.39
Milk $1.92 $2.05

Detailed Marion Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Marion Virginia
Haircut $15.91 $18.62
Beauty Salon $34.81 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.24 $2.34

Detailed Marion Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Marion Virginia
Potatoes $4.04 $3.29
Pizza $10.8 $10.62
Beer $9.95 $9.38
Optometrist $77.65 $108.57
Doctor $78.41 $116.17
Dentist $95.06 $99.13

Detailed Marion Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Marion Virginia
Gasoline $1.91 $2.22
Tire Balancing $41.96 $50.07
All Electricity $141.46 $167.67
Phone $184.96 $175.64

Marion SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Marion

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Marion
Bristol, TN 26,973 83 1.0x
Boone, NC 19,466 104 1.2x
Bristol, VA 17,059 84 1.0x
Bluefield, WV 9,776 78 0.9x
Pulaski, VA 8,744 80 0.9x
Abingdon, VA 7,936 87 1.0x
Wytheville, VA 7,925 92 1.1x
Princeton, WV 5,740 81 0.9x
Richlands, VA 5,311 79 0.9x

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