Falls Church, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
175
Falls Church's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
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 Falls Church is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Falls Church, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Falls Church has an overall cost of living index of 175 which is 1.8x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Falls Church has a cost of living index that's 1.6x higher than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Falls Church ranks as #6170 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Falls Church ranks as the #237 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

Falls Church Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Falls Church Virginia National Average
Overall 175 107 100
Services 112 99 100
Groceries 127 96 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 324 130 100
Transportation 106 90 100
Utilities 98 100 100
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Falls Church, 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.

$757,300
Median Home Value
$1,860
Median Rent
$124,796
Median Income
Statistic Falls Church Virginia United States
Median Home Value $757,300 $264,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,860 $1,202 $1,023
Median Income $124,796 $71,564 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.1x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Falls Church SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Falls Church

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Falls Church
Annandale, VA 43,729 144 0.8x
Olney, MD 35,280 149 0.9x
West Falls Church, VA 29,154 145 0.8x
North Potomac, MD 24,148 169 1.0x
Idylwood, VA 18,431 150 0.9x
Merrifield, VA 17,789 149 0.9x
Colesville, MD 13,894 140 0.8x
Kemp Mill, MD 13,838 140 0.8x
Travilah, MD 11,633 227 1.3x
Lake Barcroft, VA 9,823 164 0.9x

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