Arlington, TN Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
103
Arlington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
94 out of 105
In Tennessee
3,487 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Arlington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Arlington, TN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Arlington has an overall cost of living index of 103 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Tennessee, Arlington has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Tennessee's index of 89.

The standard of living in Arlington ranks as #3,487 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Arlington ranks as the #2,932 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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Arlington Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Arlington Tennessee National Average
Overall 103 89 100
Services 89 94 100
Groceries 87 91 100
Health 80 91 100
Housing 132 81 100
Transportation 86 86 100
Utilities 90 92 100
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Arlington Cost of Living Vs. TN

Arlington, TN Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Tennessee, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$258,200
Median Home Value
$1,650
Median Rent
$101,196
Median Income
Statistic Arlington Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $258,200 $177,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,650 $897 $1,096
Median Income $101,196 $54,833 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Arlington Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Arlington Tennessee
Shampoo $0.91 $1.06
Movie $11.5 $10.68
Bowling $16.47 $14.67

Detailed Arlington Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Arlington Tennessee
Ground Beef $3.42 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.98 $1.39
Milk $1.79 $2.05

Detailed Arlington Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Arlington Tennessee
Haircut $15.07 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.63 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.65 $2.34

Detailed Arlington Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Arlington Tennessee
Potatoes $3.62 $3.29
Pizza $10.37 $10.62
Beer $9.22 $9.38
Optometrist $74.47 $108.57
Doctor $84.25 $116.17
Dentist $77.68 $99.13

Detailed Arlington Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Arlington Tennessee
Gasoline $1.94 $2.22
Tire Balancing $40.73 $50.07
All Electricity $133.97 $167.67
Phone $184.96 $175.64

Arlington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Arlington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Arlington
Bartlett, TN 59,252 93 0.9x
Collierville, TN 50,596 107 1.0x
Germantown, TN 39,196 108 1.0x
Lakeland, TN 12,644 103 1.0x
Millington, TN 10,650 83 0.8x
Atoka, TN 9,407 95 0.9x
Oakland, TN 8,135 96 0.9x
Munford, TN 6,090 87 0.8x

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