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Pulaski is the Most Affordable Place to Live in Virginia

Pulaski, VA – For the second year in a row, the town of Pulaski is the number one cheapest place to live in Virginia in 2020 according to HomeSnacks.net.

Housing in Pulaski is super cheap when taken as a proportion of income, whether you’re renting or buying. The median home price in Pulaski is $107,900 and the median rent is $628. With Pulaski residents earning a median income of $46,312, the mortgage or rent payments are a barely noticeable dent in the budget. If you move to Pulaski, you won’t know what people are talking about when they say that Virginia is one of the most expensive states in America. The median income in Pulaski comes in at $46,312 and the median home value is $107,900 for 2020.

HomeSnacks has been ranking the cheapest places to live in Virginia for six years considering the cost of living index along with housing affordability. Find out what other cities were ranked cheapest places to live in Virginia.

Explore more accolades won by NRV counties, city, towns, and universities here.


Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”

Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.

12 replies
  1. Tim Hager
    Tim Hager says:

    I’m a recently homeless vet. My wife and I are looking for a studio because it’s just us and we are traveling the country. If you have any info please let us know. Thank you

  2. Keith Latham
    Keith Latham says:

    I’m a disabled male looking for a nice home or mobile home 16×70 to rent at a reasonable price . My disablitl income doesn’t go fat so I’m faced woth a tight budget to say the least. Thank You for any information you have.

  3. Carolyn smith
    Carolyn smith says:

    Hello I’m currently on disability I have to small service dogs.
    I now recide in Newport News Virginia I am on section 8 is there any openings in your city?


    63 years old, checking out potential places I could consider moving to and planting myself. Pleased thus far with info ya’ll have, makes me want to delve a bit further into checking into the possibility of living in pulaski as An option. Thank you : )

    • Maureen
      Maureen says:

      Hi, did you ever find a place to live? I’m 73, widow, looking for a safe, ‘easy to meet people” place to live. So just wondered how you made out. Maureen


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