Newport News, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
99
Newport News's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
53 out of 187
In Virginia
3,077 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Newport News is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Newport News, VA?

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

Compared to only Virginia, Newport News has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Newport News ranks as #3,078 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Newport News ranks as the #3,329 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Newport News Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Newport News Virginia National Average
Overall 99 107 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 95 96 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 102 130 100
Transportation 93 90 100
Utilities 100 100 100
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Newport News Cost of Living Vs. VA

Newport News, 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.

$194,000
Median Home Value
$1,057
Median Rent
$53,215
Median Income
Statistic Newport News Virginia United States
Median Home Value $194,000 $273,100 $217,500
Median Rent $1,057 $1,234 $1,062
Median Income $53,215 $74,222 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Newport News Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Newport News Virginia
Shampoo $0.91 $1.01
Movie $8.63 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Newport News Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Newport News Virginia
Ground Beef $3.9 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.15 $1.4
Milk $1.76 $1.96

Detailed Newport News Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Newport News Virginia
Haircut $15.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.28 $2.32

Detailed Newport News Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Newport News Virginia
Potatoes $3.65 $3.18
Pizza $11.47 $10.39
Beer $9.96 $9.23
Optometrist $95.0 $106.34
Doctor $75.0 $115.25
Dentist $104.0 $98.38

Detailed Newport News Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Newport News Virginia
Gasoline $2.48 $2.59
Tire Balancing $45.38 $48.9
All Electricity $173.5 $167.6
Phone $175.14 $163.42

Newport News SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Newport News

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Newport News
Norfolk, VA 244,601 99 1.0x
Hampton, VA 135,041 99 1.0x
Portsmouth, VA 95,097 96 1.0x
Poquoson, VA 12,090 113 1.1x
Gloucester Point, VA 9,854 102 1.0x
Smithfield, VA 8,367 108 1.1x
Carrollton, VA 6,442 113 1.1x

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