Manassas, VA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Manassas'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 Manassas is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Manassas, VA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Manassas has an overall cost of living index of 124 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Virginia, Manassas has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Virginia's index of 107.

The standard of living in Manassas ranks as #5005 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Virginia. By definition, that implies Manassas ranks as the #1402 most expensive place in the Old Dominion.

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Manassas Cost Of Living Vs. Virginia

Living Expense Manassas Virginia National Average
Overall 124 107 100
Services 112 99 100
Groceries 127 96 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 155 130 100
Transportation 106 90 100
Utilities 98 100 100
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Manassas, 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 Manassas Virginia United States
Median Home Value $313,100 $264,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,467 $1,202 $1,023
Median Income $78,462 $71,564 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.0x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Manassas

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Manassas
Centreville, VA 75,452 139 1.1x
Burke, VA 42,722 156 1.3x
Linton Hall, VA 41,088 145 1.2x
South Riding, VA 31,071 155 1.2x
Franklin Farm, VA 18,727 169 1.4x
Sudley, VA 17,612 120 1.0x
Buckhall, VA 17,238 138 1.1x
Manassas Park, VA 16,423 122 1.0x
Bull Run, VA 15,683 114 0.9x
Kings Park West, VA 14,077 160 1.3x

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