Cost of Living in Virginia Beach, VA

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1798
$3991
🛋️ Without rent
$719
$2376
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1079
$1615
🍽️ Food
$472
$1229
🚐 Transport
$94.4
$252
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4191
🏙️ Population
448K

The average cost of living in Virginia Beach is $1798, which is in the top 8% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 722nd out of 9294 in our global list, 499th out of 2202 in the United States, and 14th out of 34 in Virginia.

The median after-tax salary is $4191, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.3 months. Ranked 337th (TOP 4%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 92nd 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 43rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport6 kmOceana Naval Air Station
😷 Air qualityExcellent8.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank2010Regent University
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Prices in Virginia Beach

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.93
☕ Cappuccino
$5.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1051
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$854
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1662
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1286
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$193
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$61.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7120
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1833

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.61

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$136
💇 Haircut, simple
$17
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$942
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13784

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