Murfreesboro, TN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
97
Murfreesboro's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
91 out of 105
In Tennessee
2,808 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 Murfreesboro is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Murfreesboro, TN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Murfreesboro has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Tennessee, Murfreesboro has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Tennessee's index of 89.

The standard of living in Murfreesboro ranks as #2,809 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Murfreesboro ranks as the #3,597 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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Murfreesboro Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Murfreesboro Tennessee National Average
Overall 97 89 100
Services 97 93 100
Groceries 98 95 100
Health 92 89 100
Housing 100 80 100
Transportation 91 88 100
Utilities 93 96 100
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Murfreesboro Cost of Living Vs. TN

Murfreesboro, 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.

$238,000
Median Home Value
$1,052
Median Rent
$62,003
Median Income
Statistic Murfreesboro Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $238,000 $167,200 $217,500
Median Rent $1,052 $869 $1,062
Median Income $62,003 $53,320 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.8x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Murfreesboro Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Murfreesboro Tennessee
Shampoo $1.0 $1.01
Movie $10.73 $10.72
Bowling $17.75 $13.86

Detailed Murfreesboro Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Murfreesboro Tennessee
Ground Beef $4.22 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.61 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed Murfreesboro Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Murfreesboro Tennessee
Haircut $15.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $37.5 $38.17
Toothpaste $4.49 $2.32

Detailed Murfreesboro Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Murfreesboro Tennessee
Potatoes $2.97 $3.18
Pizza $10.14 $10.39
Beer $9.99 $9.23
Optometrist $100.25 $106.34
Doctor $104.0 $115.25
Dentist $101.67 $98.38

Detailed Murfreesboro Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Murfreesboro Tennessee
Gasoline $2.52 $2.59
Tire Balancing $40.95 $48.9
All Electricity $148.56 $167.6
Phone $178.95 $163.42

Murfreesboro SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Murfreesboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Murfreesboro
Franklin, TN 77,939 117 1.2x
Hendersonville, TN 57,083 101 1.0x
Smyrna, TN 49,552 93 1.0x
Brentwood, TN 42,407 148 1.5x
Spring Hill, TN 39,711 101 1.0x
La Vergne, TN 35,411 92 0.9x
Mount Juliet, TN 34,377 103 1.1x
White House, TN 11,843 95 1.0x
Walnut Grove, WA 9,907 118 1.2x
Nolensville, TN 8,390 121 1.2x

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