Cost of Living


The cost of living in the Region is below the national average and among the lowest in Virginia.

A general overview of the cost of living index is provided below. The overall cost of living is 91, which is 16% lower than other localities in the state and 9% lower than the nation's average. 

The median home price in the Region is $151,000, making our Region 16% below the national average.

Virginia State Income tax is 10% lower than the national average as well.

Composite Index Grocery Items Housing Utilities Transportation Healthcare Misc. Good & Services
91.9 87.5 85.6 104.4 85.8 93.6 96.9