Cost of Living
The cost of living in Virginia Beach is below the national average and well below that of other metropolitan areas in the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States.
In fact, according to a study performed by Old Dominion University, the typical household in Virginia Beach is "better off, economically speaking, than the typical household in
New York City area." (Source: The State of the Region 2012, Old Dominion University)
|Cost of Living Index||National Average = 100|
|Miscellaneous goods and services||108.3|
Source: Council for Community Economic Research Cost of Living Index, 2016 Annual Average Data