Jackson, TN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Jackson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
60 out of 105
In Tennessee
1,324 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 Jackson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jackson, TN?

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

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

The standard of living in Jackson ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Jackson ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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Jackson Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Jackson Tennessee National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 96 93 100
Groceries 91 95 100
Health 83 89 100
Housing 74 80 100
Transportation 90 88 100
Utilities 97 96 100
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Jackson Cost of Living Vs. TN

Jackson, 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
$877
Median Rent
$43,621
Median Income
Statistic Jackson Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $133,200 $167,200 $217,500
Median Rent $877 $869 $1,062
Median Income $43,621 $53,320 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Jackson Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jackson Tennessee
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $9.33 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Jackson Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jackson Tennessee
Ground Beef $4.1 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.14 $1.4
Milk $1.83 $1.96

Detailed Jackson Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jackson Tennessee
Haircut $18.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.76 $2.32

Detailed Jackson Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jackson Tennessee
Potatoes $2.72 $3.18
Pizza $11.49 $10.39
Beer $9.74 $9.23
Optometrist $92.0 $106.34
Doctor $129.17 $115.25
Dentist $64.0 $98.38

Detailed Jackson Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jackson Tennessee
Gasoline $2.35 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.5 $48.9
All Electricity $158.37 $167.6
Phone $182.13 $163.42

Jackson SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jackson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jackson
Dyersburg, TN 16,476 83 0.9x
Martin, TN 10,635 85 1.0x
Brownsville, TN 9,647 82 0.9x
Humboldt, TN 8,169 80 0.9x
Oakland, TN 7,893 93 1.1x
Lexington, TN 7,848 84 1.0x
Milan, TN 7,672 84 1.0x
Savannah, TN 6,947 81 0.9x
Henderson, TN 6,289 85 1.0x
McKenzie, TN 5,328 82 0.9x

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