East Ridge, TN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
88
East Ridge's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
55 out of 105
In Tennessee
1,278 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 East Ridge is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in East Ridge, TN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, East Ridge has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Tennessee, East Ridge has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Tennessee's index of 89.

The standard of living in East Ridge ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies East Ridge ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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East Ridge Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense East Ridge Tennessee National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 94 94 100
Groceries 102 91 100
Health 94 91 100
Housing 69 81 100
Transportation 91 86 100
Utilities 94 92 100
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East Ridge Cost of Living Vs. TN

East Ridge, 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.

$133,200
Median Home Value
$911
Median Rent
$47,811
Median Income
Statistic East Ridge Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $133,200 $177,600 $229,800
Median Rent $911 $897 $1,096
Median Income $47,811 $54,833 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed East Ridge Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item East Ridge Tennessee
Shampoo $0.9 $1.06
Movie $12.32 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed East Ridge Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item East Ridge Tennessee
Ground Beef $4.62 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.39
Milk $2.15 $2.05

Detailed East Ridge Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item East Ridge Tennessee
Haircut $14.67 $18.62
Beauty Salon $43.33 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.91 $2.34

Detailed East Ridge Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item East Ridge Tennessee
Potatoes $4.94 $3.29
Pizza $9.99 $10.62
Beer $9.97 $9.38
Optometrist $93.33 $108.57
Doctor $118.67 $116.17
Dentist $89.33 $99.13

Detailed East Ridge Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item East Ridge Tennessee
Gasoline $1.94 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.47 $50.07
All Electricity $141.03 $167.67
Phone $184.96 $175.64

East Ridge SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around East Ridge

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. East Ridge
Chattanooga, TN 181,370 91 1.0x
Soddy-Daisy, TN 13,510 85 1.0x
Middle Valley, TN 12,100 93 1.1x
Red Bank, TN 11,785 88 1.0x
Collegedale, TN 11,402 94 1.1x
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 9,877 85 1.0x
Signal Mountain, TN 8,574 115 1.3x
Harrison, TN 8,485 91 1.0x
South Cleveland, TN 7,792 83 0.9x
Fairview, GA 5,919 80 0.9x

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