Calgary vs Virginia Beach - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Virginia Beach
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$2047
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$4809
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$1271
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$2337
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$530
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$4146
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
54
76
😀 Quality of life
93
84
🏙️ Population
1.24M
448K

The cost of living in Calgary is 8% less expensive than in Virginia Beach. Cities ranked 1847th and 449th ($1881 vs $2047) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 352nd in Canada and the United States, respectively. Check Canada vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 2 months in Virginia Beach. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Virginia Beach ranked 62nd in the United States, while ranked 48th and 241st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Virginia Beach

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Calgary Virginia Beach
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$80.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$9.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$6.54
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$5.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$1521
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$1001
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$2977
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$1908
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$91.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$75.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$11692
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$1996
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$1.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$69.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$15.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$3.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$4.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$9.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$4.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$4.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$9.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$2.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$6.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$5.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$4.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$2.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$31.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$56.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$77
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$877
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$11447

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Virginia Beach

Distance City Cost of living
26 km or 16 mi Norfolk
$2028
29 km or 18 mi Chesapeake
$2036
33 km or 20 mi Portsmouth
$1945
40 km or 25 mi Hampton
$1716
51 km or 32 mi Newport News
$2029
58 km or 36 mi Suffolk
$1939
96 km or 60 mi Kill Devil Hills
$1932
127 km or 79 mi Hopewell
$1935
133 km or 82 mi Petersburg
$1946
152 km or 95 mi Richmond
$1870
156 km or 97 mi Roanoke Rapids
$1935
171 km or 106 mi Salisbury
$1941
187 km or 116 mi Greenville
$1710
192 km or 119 mi Rocky Mount
$1737
208 km or 129 mi Fredericksburg
$2405
215 km or 133 mi Wilson
$1939
215 km or 134 mi Waldorf
$2118
216 km or 134 mi New Bern
$1822
225 km or 140 mi Henderson
$1941
227 km or 141 mi Kinston
$1979
228 km or 142 mi Marumsco
$1946
229 km or 142 mi Woodbridge
$1974
234 km or 146 mi Havelock
$1590
237 km or 147 mi Alexandria
$2632
240 km or 149 mi Springfield
$1966
240 km or 149 mi Annapolis
$2227
243 km or 151 mi Goldsboro
$1547
244 km or 152 mi Bailey's Crossroads
$1945
245 km or 152 mi Bowie
$2513
246 km or 153 mi Washington
$2664
247 km or 154 mi Wake Forest
$1947
247 km or 154 mi Georgetown
$1947
249 km or 155 mi Manassas
$2391
251 km or 156 mi Fairfax
$2582
251 km or 156 mi Greenbelt
$1952
253 km or 157 mi College Park
$2287
255 km or 158 mi Lower Township
$1941
256 km or 159 mi Centreville
$2814
256 km or 159 mi Silver Spring
$2354
256 km or 159 mi Bethesda
$2800