According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Boston has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Virginia, South Boston has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Virginia's index of 107.
The standard of living in South Boston ranks as #305 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies South Boston ranks as the #6,102 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.
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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.
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