Cost of Living in Virginia Beach, VA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1944
$4578
🛋️ Without rent
$778
$2493
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1165
$2085
🍽️ Food
$524
$1372
🚐 Transport
$103
$269
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4142
😀 Quality of life
84
🏙️ Population
448K

The average cost of living in Virginia Beach is $1944, which is in the top 6% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 526th out of 9294 in our global list, 408th out of 2202 in the United States, and 13th out of 34 in Virginia.

The median after-tax salary is $4142, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 206th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 69th best city to live in the United States, and 3rd most liveable city in Virginia. With an estimated population of 448K, Virginia Beach is the 45th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Oceana Naval Air Station
😷 Air quality Good 10.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2004 Regent University
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Prices in Virginia Beach

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.44
 Cappuccino
$5.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1222
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$953
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2446
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1743
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$83.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$75.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11671
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1825
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$134
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$883
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11450

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