Waynesboro, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
96
Waynesboro's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
36 out of 186
In Virginia
2,601 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Waynesboro is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waynesboro, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waynesboro has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Waynesboro has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Virginia's index of 106.

The standard of living in Waynesboro ranks as #2,601 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Waynesboro ranks as the #3,818 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Waynesboro Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Waynesboro Virginia National Average
Overall 96 106 100
Services 104 99 100
Groceries 101 98 100
Health 106 98 100
Housing 86 131 100
Transportation 90 93 100
Utilities 100 96 100
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Waynesboro Cost of Living Vs. VA

Waynesboro, 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.

$183,600
Median Home Value
$790
Median Rent
$43,480
Median Income
Statistic Waynesboro Virginia United States
Median Home Value $183,600 $282,800 $229,800
Median Rent $790 $1,257 $1,096
Median Income $43,480 $76,398 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.2x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Waynesboro Services Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Waynesboro Virginia
Shampoo $0.99 $1.06
Movie $12.32 $10.68
Bowling $16.25 $14.67

Detailed Waynesboro Groceries Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Waynesboro Virginia
Ground Beef $3.94 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.28 $1.39
Milk $2.18 $2.05

Detailed Waynesboro Health Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Waynesboro Virginia
Haircut $15.5 $18.62
Beauty Salon $47.93 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.47 $2.34

Detailed Waynesboro Transportation Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Waynesboro Virginia
Potatoes $3.08 $3.29
Pizza $11.55 $10.62
Beer $10.12 $9.38
Optometrist $111.83 $108.57
Doctor $116.67 $116.17
Dentist $120.0 $99.13

Detailed Waynesboro Utilities Costs Vs. Virginia

Item Waynesboro Virginia
Gasoline $2.09 $2.22
Tire Balancing $36.5 $50.07
All Electricity $177.06 $167.67
Phone $177.97 $175.64

Waynesboro SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waynesboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waynesboro
Lynchburg, VA 80,970 88 0.9x
Harrisonburg, VA 53,558 100 1.0x
Charlottesville, VA 47,217 111 1.2x
Staunton, VA 24,660 99 1.0x
Madison Heights, VA 11,447 86 0.9x
Stuarts Draft, VA 11,380 95 1.0x
Lake Monticello, VA 10,457 110 1.1x
Fishersville, VA 9,164 110 1.1x
Lexington, VA 7,205 102 1.1x
Buena Vista, VA 6,477 84 0.9x

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