According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Reston has an overall cost of living index of 149 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Virginia, Reston has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Virginia's index of 106.
The standard of living in Reston ranks as #5,825 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Reston ranks as the #593 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.
|Living Expense||Reston||Virginia||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Reston|
|North Potomac, MD||24,146||167||1.1x|
|Franklin Farm, VA||18,845||167||1.1x|
|Wolf Trap, VA||16,497||210||1.4x|
|Kemp Mill, MD||14,812||141||0.9x|
|Great Falls, VA||14,793||238||1.6x|