According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Triangle has an overall cost of living index of 132 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Virginia, Triangle has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Virginia's index of 106.
The standard of living in Triangle ranks as #5,329 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Triangle ranks as the #1,090 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.
|Living Expense||Triangle||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. Triangle|
|West Springfield, VA||23,775||147||1.1x|
|Cherry Hill, VA||20,344||124||0.9x|
|Burke Centre, VA||17,952||143||1.1x|
|Fort Hunt, VA||16,383||180||1.4x|
|Kings Park West, VA||14,090||158||1.2x|
|Newington Forest, VA||12,484||144||1.1x|
|Long Branch, VA||7,906||147||1.1x|