Signal Mountain, TN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
115
Signal Mountain's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
100 out of 105
In Tennessee
4,492 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 Signal Mountain is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Signal Mountain, TN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Signal Mountain has an overall cost of living index of 115 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Tennessee, Signal Mountain has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Tennessee's index of 89.

The standard of living in Signal Mountain ranks as #4,494 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Tennessee. By definition, that implies Signal Mountain ranks as the #1,925 most expensive place in the Volunteer State.

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Signal Mountain Cost Of Living Vs. Tennessee

Living Expense Signal Mountain Tennessee National Average
Overall 115 89 100
Services 95 94 100
Groceries 102 91 100
Health 94 91 100
Housing 171 81 100
Transportation 90 86 100
Utilities 93 92 100
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Signal Mountain Cost of Living Vs. TN

Signal Mountain, 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.

$338,100
Median Home Value
$1,841
Median Rent
$109,611
Median Income
Statistic Signal Mountain Tennessee United States
Median Home Value $338,100 $177,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,841 $897 $1,096
Median Income $109,611 $54,833 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Signal Mountain Services Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Signal Mountain Tennessee
Shampoo $0.9 $1.06
Movie $12.32 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Signal Mountain Groceries Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Signal Mountain Tennessee
Ground Beef $4.62 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.39
Milk $2.15 $2.05

Detailed Signal Mountain Health Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Signal Mountain Tennessee
Haircut $14.67 $18.62
Beauty Salon $43.33 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.91 $2.34

Detailed Signal Mountain Transportation Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Signal Mountain Tennessee
Potatoes $4.94 $3.29
Pizza $9.99 $10.62
Beer $9.97 $9.38
Optometrist $93.33 $108.57
Doctor $118.67 $116.17
Dentist $89.33 $99.13

Detailed Signal Mountain Utilities Costs Vs. Tennessee

Item Signal Mountain Tennessee
Gasoline $1.94 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.47 $50.07
All Electricity $141.03 $167.67
Phone $184.96 $175.64

Signal Mountain SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Signal Mountain

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Signal Mountain
Chattanooga, TN 181,370 91 0.8x
East Ridge, TN 21,187 88 0.8x
Soddy-Daisy, TN 13,510 85 0.7x
Middle Valley, TN 12,100 93 0.8x
Red Bank, TN 11,785 88 0.8x
Collegedale, TN 11,402 94 0.8x
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 9,877 85 0.7x
Harrison, TN 8,485 91 0.8x
Fairview, GA 5,919 80 0.7x

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