Collegedale, TN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
96
Collegedale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
89 out of 105
In Tennessee
2,651 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Collegedale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Collegedale, TN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Collegedale has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Tennessee, Collegedale has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Tennessee's index of 89.

The standard of living in Collegedale ranks as #2,652 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Collegedale ranks as the #3,754 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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Collegedale Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Collegedale Tennessee National Average
Overall 96 89 100
Services 93 93 100
Groceries 100 95 100
Health 96 89 100
Housing 100 80 100
Transportation 91 88 100
Utilities 93 96 100
For more reading on cost of living around Tennessee, check out:
Collegedale Cost of Living Vs. TN

Collegedale, 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.

$229,000
Median Home Value
$986
Median Rent
$59,015
Median Income
Statistic Collegedale Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $229,000 $167,200 $217,500
Median Rent $986 $869 $1,062
Median Income $59,015 $53,320 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.9x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Collegedale Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Collegedale Tennessee
Shampoo $0.85 $1.01
Movie $11.55 $10.72
Bowling $13.8 $13.86

Detailed Collegedale Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Collegedale Tennessee
Ground Beef $3.76 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.08 $1.4
Milk $2.05 $1.96

Detailed Collegedale Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Collegedale Tennessee
Haircut $14.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $43.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.88 $2.32

Detailed Collegedale Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Collegedale Tennessee
Potatoes $4.3 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.99 $9.23
Optometrist $90.0 $106.34
Doctor $125.0 $115.25
Dentist $86.6 $98.38

Detailed Collegedale Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Collegedale Tennessee
Gasoline $2.36 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.2 $48.9
All Electricity $145.74 $167.6
Phone $182.13 $163.42

Collegedale SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Collegedale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Collegedale
Chattanooga, TN 179,690 91 0.9x
East Ridge, TN 21,168 86 0.9x
Soddy-Daisy, TN 13,398 86 0.9x
Middle Valley, TN 12,061 91 0.9x
Red Bank, TN 11,745 87 0.9x
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 9,954 87 0.9x
Signal Mountain, TN 8,539 117 1.2x
Harrison, TN 8,121 89 0.9x
South Cleveland, TN 8,056 87 0.9x
Fairview, GA 6,540 83 0.9x

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