According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Virginia Beach has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Virginia, Virginia Beach has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Virginia's index of 107.
The standard of living in Virginia Beach ranks as #4,135 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Virginia Beach ranks as the #2,271 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.
|Living Expense||Virginia Beach||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. Virginia Beach|
|Newport News, VA||179,673||99||0.9x|
|Gloucester Point, VA||9,854||102||0.9x|