Gretna 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.
IndexGretnaVirginiaNational
Cost of living index79107100
IndexGretnaVirginiaNational
Goods & Services index8399100
Groceries index8896100
Health care index10197100
Housing index57130100
Transportation index9490100
Utilities index101100100
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  • The cost of living in Gretna is 26% lower than the Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Gretna is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Gretna 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$37,955$3,163$886$1,139
      Renters$21,313$1,776$497$639

      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

      ItemGretnaNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $13.50$17.4922.8%
      Beauty Salon $20.00$38.1747.6%
      Toothpaste $1.97$2.3215.1%
      Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
      Movie $10.50$10.722.1%
      Bowling $12.00$13.8613.4%

      Groceries

      ItemGretnaNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.26$3.909.2%
      Fried Chicken $0.97$1.4030.5%
      Milk $1.57$1.9620.0%
      Potatoes $3.09$3.182.9%
      Pizza $9.99$10.393.9%
      Beer $9.98$9.238.1%

      Health Care

      ItemGretnaNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $92.50$106.3413.0%
      Doctor $85.50$115.2525.8%
      Dentist $121.67$98.3823.7%
      Ibuprofen $7.97$9.2613.9%
      Lipitor $508.67$466.479.0%

      Housing

      ItemGretnaNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $102,800.00$184,700.0044.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $885.81$1,273.3230.4%
      Apartment Rent $563.00$949.0040.7%

      Transportation

      ItemGretnaNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.47$2.594.8%
      Tire Balancing $46.45$48.905.0%

      Utilities

      ItemGretnaNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$174.14$167.603.9%
      Phone $175.14$163.427.2%
      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.
      Motley, VA91479-21%
      Hurt, VA1,49884-16%
      Altavista, VA3,47885-15%
      Chatham, VA1,19785-15%
      Gretna, VA1,22979-21%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Hampton, NJ1,22911010%
      Clinton, OH1,22989-11%
      Foresthill, CA1,22911313%
      Millbury, OH1,22992-8%
      Centre Hall, PA1,2281022%
      Gretna, VA1,22979-21%
      Source: The Gretna, VA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.