Vinton, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Vinton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
14 out of 187
In Virginia
1,324 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 Vinton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Vinton, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Vinton has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Vinton has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Vinton ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Vinton ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Vinton Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Vinton Virginia National Average
Overall 88 107 100
Services 93 99 100
Groceries 87 96 100
Health 100 97 100
Housing 76 130 100
Transportation 91 90 100
Utilities 102 100 100
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Vinton Cost of Living Vs. VA

Vinton, 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.

$148,000
Median Home Value
$725
Median Rent
$49,618
Median Income
Statistic Vinton Virginia United States
Median Home Value $148,000 $273,100 $217,500
Median Rent $725 $1,234 $1,062
Median Income $49,618 $74,222 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Vinton Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Vinton Virginia
Shampoo $0.87 $1.01
Movie $9.92 $10.72
Bowling $16.25 $13.86

Detailed Vinton Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Vinton Virginia
Ground Beef $3.24 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.92 $1.4
Milk $1.89 $1.96

Detailed Vinton Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Vinton Virginia
Haircut $13.56 $17.49
Beauty Salon $30.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.81 $2.32

Detailed Vinton Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Vinton Virginia
Potatoes $2.65 $3.18
Pizza $9.79 $10.39
Beer $9.97 $9.23
Optometrist $93.2 $106.34
Doctor $98.3 $115.25
Dentist $117.0 $98.38

Detailed Vinton Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Vinton Virginia
Gasoline $2.43 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.99 $48.9
All Electricity $178.05 $167.6
Phone $175.14 $163.42

Vinton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Vinton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Vinton
Roanoke, VA 99,229 88 1.0x
Lynchburg, VA 80,569 89 1.0x
Blacksburg, VA 44,303 105 1.2x
Cave Spring, VA 26,001 97 1.1x
Salem, VA 25,317 93 1.1x
Christiansburg, VA 22,163 92 1.0x
Hollins, VA 14,329 93 1.1x
Timberlake, VA 13,247 92 1.0x
Madison Heights, VA 11,665 86 1.0x
Lexington, VA 7,241 101 1.1x

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