Lafayette, TN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
86
Lafayette's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
46 out of 105
In Tennessee
938 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 Lafayette is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lafayette, TN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lafayette has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lafayette ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Lafayette ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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Lafayette Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Lafayette Tennessee National Average
Overall 86 89 100
Services 99 94 100
Groceries 86 91 100
Health 87 91 100
Housing 58 81 100
Transportation 99 86 100
Utilities 104 92 100
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Lafayette Cost of Living Vs. TN

Lafayette, 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.

$115,800
Median Home Value
$700
Median Rent
$33,133
Median Income
Statistic Lafayette Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $115,800 $177,600 $229,800
Median Rent $700 $897 $1,096
Median Income $33,133 $54,833 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.5x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Lafayette Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Lafayette Tennessee
Shampoo $0.85 $1.06
Movie $11.19 $10.68
Bowling $3.98 $14.67

Detailed Lafayette Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Lafayette Tennessee
Ground Beef $3.96 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.01 $1.39
Milk $1.2 $2.05

Detailed Lafayette Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Lafayette Tennessee
Haircut $15.99 $18.62
Beauty Salon $38.05 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.0 $2.34

Detailed Lafayette Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Lafayette Tennessee
Potatoes $4.03 $3.29
Pizza $8.31 $10.62
Beer $8.11 $9.38
Optometrist $88.44 $108.57
Doctor $80.22 $116.17
Dentist $85.29 $99.13

Detailed Lafayette Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Lafayette Tennessee
Gasoline $2.3 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.03 $50.07
All Electricity $177.56 $167.67
Phone $29.84 $175.64

Lafayette SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
3
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lafayette

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lafayette
Bowling Green, KY 71,628 93 1.1x
Hendersonville, TN 57,888 100 1.2x
Smyrna, TN 50,820 94 1.1x
Gallatin, TN 40,262 96 1.1x
Mount Juliet, TN 35,834 103 1.2x
Lebanon, TN 34,759 98 1.1x
White House, TN 12,258 95 1.1x
Green Hill, TN 7,308 101 1.2x
Millersville, TN 6,403 93 1.1x

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