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Northern Virginia’s surplus of amenities and ease of access offer high value at a lower cost of living than major metros across the nation. Here, you’ll be able to afford your dream life without breaking the bank.
The cost of living in Washington D.C. and the surrounding region is lower than most competitive tech hubs. Using the national cost of living composite, the indexed cost of living in Northern Virginia is ~141 (where the national average is 100), lower than many other competitor regions on both the east and west coasts, including New York (235), San Francisco (192.3), Seattle (146.9), and Boston (145).Begin
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