Yorktown 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.
IndexYorktownVirginiaNational
Cost of living index127108100
IndexYorktownVirginiaNational
Goods & Services index101100100
Groceries index8896100
Health care index108100100
Housing index193130100
Transportation index9291100
Utilities index106101100
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  • The cost of living in Yorktown is 18% higher than the Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Yorktown is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Yorktown is 93% 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

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$100,568$8,381$2,346$3,017
Renters$51,250$4,271$1,196$1,538

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

ItemYorktownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.75$16.0916.6%
Beauty Salon $42.38$37.3313.5%
Toothpaste $1.81$2.4525.9%
Shampoo $0.85$1.0015.0%
Movie $10.98$10.286.8%
Bowling $6.07$4.9323.1%

Groceries

ItemYorktownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.41$3.8010.3%
Fried Chicken $1.00$1.4028.6%
Milk $1.75$2.0112.7%
Potatoes $2.69$3.0110.5%
Pizza $10.52$9.896.4%
Beer $9.40$8.905.7%

Health Care

ItemYorktownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $110.15$102.167.8%
Doctor $109.61$108.361.2%
Dentist $115.26$92.5324.6%
Ibuprofen $8.42$9.289.3%
Lipitor $403.84$425.825.2%

Housing

ItemYorktownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $427,500.00$184,700.00131.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,057.00$1,202.4412.1%
Apartment Rent $971.00$949.002.3%

Transportation

ItemYorktownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.05$2.248.6%
Tire Balancing $43.13$46.296.8%

Utilities

ItemYorktownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$155.74$165.966.2%
Phone $34.95$28.6821.8%
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.
Scotland, VA15799-1%
Mathews, VA60894-6%
Rushmere, VA97297-3%
Newport News, VA181,6061000%
Hampton, VA136,7891000%
Yorktown, VA16512727%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Latty, OH16586-14%
Litchville, ND16575-25%
Rush Center, KS16572-28%
Peru, KS16573-27%
Boulder, UT16596-4%
Yorktown, VA16512727%
Source: The Yorktown, VA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.
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