Quantico Base 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.
IndexQuantico BaseVirginiaNational
Cost of living index132107100
IndexQuantico BaseVirginiaNational
Goods & Services index10699100
Groceries index12696100
Health care index10197100
Housing index188130100
Transportation index10390100
Utilities index98100100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Quantico Base, VA is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Quantico Base, VA enjoy a cost of living index of 132. This index is 23% higher than the Virginia average, and 32% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Quantico Base, VA, the average cost of goods and services is 7% higher than it is in Virginia, and it is 6% higher than the national average.
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  • The cost of living in Quantico Base is 23% higher than the Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Quantico Base is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Quantico Base is 88% higher 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

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One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Quantico Base, VA by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Quantico Base, VA have a median income of $0. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $0 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $60,642, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $1,415.

Virginia Sales Tax

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One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Quantico Base, VA is the Virginia sales tax and Virginia income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Virginia sales tax rate is 5.3% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 6%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Virginia income tax rates range from 2% to 5.75%.

Goods & Services

ItemQuantico BaseNational avg.Difference
Haircut $24.50$17.4940.1%
Beauty Salon $50.00$38.1731.0%
Toothpaste $3.04$2.3231.0%
Shampoo $1.23$1.0121.6%
Movie $12.45$10.7216.1%
Bowling $19.83$13.8643.1%


ItemQuantico BaseNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.59$3.9017.7%
Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4021.1%
Milk $2.46$1.9625.4%
Potatoes $4.66$3.1846.4%
Pizza $11.99$10.3915.4%
Beer $10.99$9.2319.1%

Health Care

ItemQuantico BaseNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $102.00$106.344.1%
Doctor $128.00$115.2511.1%
Dentist $99.50$98.381.1%
Ibuprofen $10.99$9.2618.7%
Lipitor $398.50$466.4714.6%


ItemQuantico BaseNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,052.37$1,273.32139.7%
Apartment Rent $1,783.00$949.0087.9%


ItemQuantico BaseNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.75$2.596.1%
Tire Balancing $49.00$48.900.2%


ItemQuantico BaseNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$166.20$167.600.8%
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.
Woodlawn CDP (Carroll County), VA2,24793-7%
Potomac Heights, MD1,19194-6%
Quantico, VA5241022%
Fairview Beach, VA6431055%
Dumfries, VA5,1801088%
Quantico Base, VA6,40213232%

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Bartonville, IL6,40691-9%
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Quantico Base, VA6,40213232%
Source: The Quantico Base, VA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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