Dumfries, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Dumfries's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Dumfries is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dumfries, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dumfries has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Dumfries has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Dumfries ranks as #3965 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Dumfries ranks as the #2441 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Dumfries Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Dumfries Virginia National Average
Overall 108 107 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 126 96 100
Health 101 97 100
Housing 108 130 100
Transportation 103 90 100
Utilities 98 100 100
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Dumfries, VA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Virginia, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Dumfries Virginia United States
Median Home Value $197,300 $264,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,589 $1,202 $1,023
Median Income $60,076 $71,564 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.32x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dumfries

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dumfries
Burke, VA 42,722 156 1.4x
Marumsco, VA 40,741 115 1.1x
West Springfield, VA 23,202 148 1.4x
Montclair, VA 20,494 137 1.3x
Cherry Hill, VA 19,731 124 1.1x
Burke Centre, VA 18,236 144 1.3x
Kingstowne, VA 17,172 145 1.3x
Neabsco, VA 16,947 134 1.2x
Fort Hunt, VA 16,858 180 1.7x
Kings Park West, VA 14,077 160 1.5x

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