Glen Lyn cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexGlen LynVirginiaNational
Cost of living index87108100
IndexGlen LynVirginiaNational
Goods & Services index101100100
Groceries index8896100
Health care index111100100
Housing index57130100
Transportation index8891100
Utilities index118101100

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  • The cost of living in Glen Lyn is 19% lower than the Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Glen Lyn is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Glen Lyn is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Virginia general sales tax is 4% higher than the national average.
  • Virginia state income tax is 10% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$29,375$2,448$685$881
Renters$23,125$1,927$540$694

Virginia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Virginia5.3%6%

Virginia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Virginia2%5.75%

Goods & Services

ItemGlen LynNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.76$16.092.0%
Beauty Salon $33.44$37.3310.4%
Toothpaste $1.68$2.4531.6%
Shampoo $0.80$1.0019.8%
Movie $11.32$10.2810.2%
Bowling $4.46$4.939.6%

Groceries

ItemGlen LynNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.57$3.806.2%
Fried Chicken $1.06$1.4024.2%
Milk $1.88$2.016.2%
Potatoes $2.54$3.0115.8%
Pizza $7.65$9.8922.6%
Beer $9.09$8.902.2%

Health Care

ItemGlen LynNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $102.22$102.160.1%
Doctor $120.31$108.3611.0%
Dentist $111.97$92.5321.0%
Ibuprofen $8.45$9.288.9%
Lipitor $447.40$425.825.1%

Housing

ItemGlen LynNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $717.00$1,202.4440.4%
Apartment Rent $542.00$949.0042.9%

Transportation

ItemGlen LynNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.02$2.249.9%
Tire Balancing $39.18$46.2915.4%

Utilities

ItemGlen LynNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$143.64$165.9613.4%
Phone $44.61$28.6855.5%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Belspring, VA1731000%
Rich Creek, VA74684-16%
Pembroke, VA1,07886-14%
Princeton, WV6,05686-14%
Narrows, VA2,04386-14%
Glen Lyn, VA7987-13%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Richland, NE7983-17%
Center Junction, IA7980-20%
Jonestown CDP, PA7998-2%
Flute Springs, OK7974-26%
Uncertain, TX7985-15%
Glen Lyn, VA7987-13%
Source: The Glen Lyn, VA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.