Changsha vs Virginia Beach - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Virginia Beach
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$2047
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$4809
🏠 One person rent
$413
$1271
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$2337
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$530
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$4146
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
94
76
😀 Quality of life
54
84
🏙️ Population
10M
448K

The cost of living in Changsha is 60% less expensive than in Virginia Beach. Cities ranked 5988th and 449th ($828 vs $2047) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 352nd in China and the United States, respectively. Check China vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 2 months in Virginia Beach. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Virginia Beach ranked 62nd in the United States, while ranked 5898th and 241st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Virginia Beach

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Changsha Virginia Beach
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$80.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$9.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$6.54
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$5.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$2.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$1521
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$1001
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$2977
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$1908
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$91.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$75.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$11692
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$1996
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$69.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$15.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$3.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$4.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$9.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$4.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$4.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$9.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$6.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$5.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$4.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$31.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$56.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$77
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$877
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$11447

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40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

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