Having lived in Alexandria, Virginia and the D.C. area for most of my life, if you had asked me several years ago if a report like this would ever emerge, I would have said no – D.C. will never beat New York in terms of cost of living. Boy, was I wrong. What do you think about this?
Looking to cut costs on living expenses? Try scoping out a neighborhood in New York or San Francisco.
Or, for that matter, look anywhere but D.C.
The D.C. region is the priciest place to live in the country, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (PDF).
Just a few years ago, New York political activist Jimmy McMillan based his entire campaign on the slogan “rent is too damn high.” Imagine what he would say of D.C.
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