Martinsville, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
81
Martinsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
5 out of 186
In Virginia
290 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 Martinsville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Martinsville, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Martinsville has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Martinsville ranks as #290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Martinsville ranks as the #6,129 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Martinsville Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Martinsville Virginia National Average
Overall 81 106 100
Services 91 99 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 95 98 100
Housing 56 131 100
Transportation 90 93 100
Utilities 87 96 100
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Martinsville Cost of Living Vs. VA

Martinsville, 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.

$79,000
Median Home Value
$664
Median Rent
$36,166
Median Income
Statistic Martinsville Virginia United States
Median Home Value $79,000 $282,800 $229,800
Median Rent $664 $1,257 $1,096
Median Income $36,166 $76,398 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Martinsville Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Martinsville Virginia
Shampoo $0.9 $1.06
Movie $8.33 $10.68
Bowling $13.0 $14.67

Detailed Martinsville Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Martinsville Virginia
Ground Beef $4.12 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.05 $1.39
Milk $1.77 $2.05

Detailed Martinsville Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Martinsville Virginia
Haircut $16.78 $18.62
Beauty Salon $24.45 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.81 $2.34

Detailed Martinsville Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Martinsville Virginia
Potatoes $3.7 $3.29
Pizza $12.41 $10.62
Beer $10.1 $9.38
Optometrist $105.89 $108.57
Doctor $117.0 $116.17
Dentist $80.33 $99.13

Detailed Martinsville Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Martinsville Virginia
Gasoline $2.08 $2.22
Tire Balancing $38.67 $50.07
All Electricity $137.37 $167.67
Phone $177.97 $175.64

Martinsville SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Martinsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Martinsville
Greensboro, NC 294,395 92 1.1x
Winston-Salem, NC 245,787 94 1.2x
Cave Spring, VA 25,193 98 1.2x
Kernersville, NC 24,876 97 1.2x
Elon, NC 11,941 104 1.3x
Summerfield, NC 11,283 118 1.5x
Gibsonville, NC 7,232 92 1.1x
Collinsville, VA 7,019 84 1.0x
King, NC 6,980 91 1.1x
Oak Ridge, NC 6,979 117 1.4x

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