Summary

Cost of living in Alexandria, VA is 7% more expensive than Springfield, VA according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,911
$3,131
Cost of Living
$7,333
$5,532
Average Salary
$2,180
$2,384
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,677.78
$1,834.71
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,325
$1,385.8
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$0
$2,820.79
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$0
$2,312.91

Salaries And Financing

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$7,333.33
$5,532.5
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.18
%4.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$157.33
$126.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.09
$0.2
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$69.33
$76.33

Markets

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.86
$0.91
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.38
$3.8
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.36
$2.37
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.7
$15.43
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.98
$1.94
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$13.67
$13
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.98
$2.71
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3
$2.55
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$6.5
$6.17
Apples (1kg)
$4.22
$3.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$7.81
$11.69
Oranges (1kg)
$4.96
$4.16
Potato (1kg)
$3.37
$2.9
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.82
$2.18
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.23
$5.78
Tomato (1kg)
$5.08
$3.56
Banana (1kg)
$1.24
$2.5
Onion (1kg)
$3.03
$3.01
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$13.8
$18.36

Transportation

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$5
$3.18
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$130
$85
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.69
$0.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,166.67
$23,800
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.08
$3.25
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.07
$0.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$26.67
$75
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,767.04
$18,444.44

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$40.67
$35.63
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$31.44
$45.56
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$68.17
$78.33
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$81.33
$122.33

Restaurants

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.5
$22.67
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$46
$67.5
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.83
$6.83
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.92
$7
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.33
$7.75
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.61
$1.92
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.5
$1.83
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.83
$4.07

Sports And Leisure

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$40
$31.73
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$0
$12.5
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.67
$13.67

Childcare

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$950
$1,200
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$16,833.33
$27,000

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Springfield, VA
Alexandria, VA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$0
$4,750.83
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$0
$2,822.54