Staunton, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Staunton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
28 out of 187
In Virginia
2,059 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 Staunton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Staunton, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Staunton has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Staunton ranks as #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Staunton ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Staunton Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Staunton Virginia National Average
Overall 92 107 100
Services 95 99 100
Groceries 92 96 100
Health 90 97 100
Housing 87 130 100
Transportation 89 90 100
Utilities 104 100 100
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Staunton Cost of Living Vs. VA

Staunton, 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.

$169,000
Median Home Value
$861
Median Rent
$52,611
Median Income
Statistic Staunton Virginia United States
Median Home Value $169,000 $273,100 $217,500
Median Rent $861 $1,234 $1,062
Median Income $52,611 $74,222 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Staunton Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Staunton Virginia
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $10.22 $10.72
Bowling $4.02 $13.86

Detailed Staunton Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Staunton Virginia
Ground Beef $3.97 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.08 $1.4
Milk $1.83 $1.96

Detailed Staunton Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Staunton Virginia
Haircut $14.61 $17.49
Beauty Salon $30.51 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.87 $2.32

Detailed Staunton Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Staunton Virginia
Potatoes $3.48 $3.18
Pizza $8.65 $10.39
Beer $8.93 $9.23
Optometrist $108.02 $106.34
Doctor $89.68 $115.25
Dentist $79.32 $98.38

Detailed Staunton Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Staunton Virginia
Gasoline $2.08 $2.59
Tire Balancing $37.05 $48.9
All Electricity $172.96 $167.6
Phone $30.15 $163.42

Staunton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Staunton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Staunton
Harrisonburg, VA 53,273 99 1.1x
Charlottesville, VA 47,096 112 1.2x
Waynesboro, VA 22,140 92 1.0x
Madison Heights, VA 11,665 86 0.9x
Lake Monticello, VA 10,862 108 1.2x
Stuarts Draft, VA 9,354 96 1.0x
Fishersville, VA 8,647 104 1.1x
Lexington, VA 7,241 101 1.1x
Buena Vista, VA 6,484 87 0.9x

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