Jefferson City, TN Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
Jefferson City's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
40 out of 105
In Tennessee
777 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 Jefferson City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jefferson City, TN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jefferson City has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Jefferson City ranks as #777 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Jefferson City ranks as the #5,642 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

For more reading on life in Jefferson City, check out:

Jefferson City Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Jefferson City Tennessee National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 93 94 100
Groceries 95 91 100
Health 97 91 100
Housing 61 81 100
Transportation 84 86 100
Utilities 103 92 100
For more reading on cost of living around Tennessee, check out:
Jefferson City Cost of Living Vs. TN

Jefferson City, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Jefferson City Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $133,800 $177,600 $229,800
Median Rent $628 $897 $1,096
Median Income $43,158 $54,833 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Jefferson City Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jefferson City Tennessee
Shampoo $1.06 $1.06
Movie $11.99 $10.68
Bowling $6.33 $14.67

Detailed Jefferson City Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jefferson City Tennessee
Ground Beef $3.99 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.04 $1.39
Milk $2.01 $2.05

Detailed Jefferson City Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jefferson City Tennessee
Haircut $12.22 $18.62
Beauty Salon $25.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.9 $2.34

Detailed Jefferson City Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jefferson City Tennessee
Potatoes $3.7 $3.29
Pizza $9.79 $10.62
Beer $9.75 $9.38
Optometrist $102.11 $108.57
Doctor $127.67 $116.17
Dentist $85.0 $99.13

Detailed Jefferson City Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Jefferson City Tennessee
Gasoline $2.12 $2.22
Tire Balancing $26.55 $50.07
All Electricity $171.34 $167.67
Phone $184.96 $175.64

Jefferson City SnackAbility

Overall SnackAbility

Articles About Tennessee

Enjoy The Snack?