Jefferson City, TN Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
85
Jefferson City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
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 #795 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Jefferson City ranks as the #5611 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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Jefferson City Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Jefferson City Tennessee National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 96 93 100
Groceries 97 95 100
Health 91 89 100
Housing 62 80 100
Transportation 79 88 100
Utilities 103 96 100
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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.

$119,800
Median Home Value
$649
Median Rent
$36,135
Median Income
Statistic Jefferson City Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $119,800 $158,600 $204,900
Median Rent $649 $841 $1,023
Median Income $36,135 $50,972 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.1x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Jefferson City SnackAbility

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

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