Hampton, VA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Hampton, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hampton has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Hampton has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Hampton ranks as #3078 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Hampton ranks as the #3329 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Hampton Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Hampton Virginia National Average
Overall 99 107 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 95 96 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 104 130 100
Transportation 93 90 100
Utilities 100 100 100
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Hampton, 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 Hampton Virginia United States
Median Home Value $186,400 $264,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,100 $1,202 $1,023
Median Income $54,550 $71,564 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hampton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hampton
Norfolk, VA 245,592 99 1.0x
Newport News, VA 180,145 99 1.0x
Portsmouth, VA 95,311 96 1.0x
Poquoson, VA 12,039 113 1.1x
Gloucester Point, VA 9,294 102 1.0x
Smithfield, VA 8,324 108 1.1x
Carrollton, VA 6,131 113 1.1x

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