Cost of Living

Big City Amenities,
Small Town Cost

Living and working in Rutherford County, Tennessee, has many advantages! With no state income tax, the region has a low cost of living and high per capita income, resulting in more disposable income for residents.

The Nashville region is 1.5% lower than the national cost of living, and Rutherford County, TN, offers some of the lowest living costs in the area.

Average Home Costs

Single Family Home

2,400 Square Feet
3 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 Car Garage
Rutherford County, TN: $335K
Chicago, IL: $356K
Denver, CO: $550K
New York, NY: $799K
Los Angeles, CA: $940K
(source: Redfin Housing Market Data)

2 Bedroom Rent Average

2 Bedroom Apartment
Rutherford County, TN: $1,300
Chicago, IL: $1,715
Denver, CO: $1,959
New York, NY: $2,850
Los Angeles, CA: $2,795
(source: Zumper Inc.)

Cost of Living Rankings

The United States: 100 Nashville-Murfreesboro: 95.4 Grocery Items: 99.6 Housing: 88.9 Utilities: 91.6 Transportation: 97.4 Healthcare: 98.9 Misc. Goods and Services: 99.4 100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.) (source: Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER))

Single Family Home

2,400 Square Feet
3 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 Car Garage
Rutherford County, TN: $335K
Chicago, IL: $356K
Denver, CO: $550K
New York, NY: $799K
Los Angeles, CA: $940K
(source: Redfin Housing Market Data)

2 Bedroom Rent Average

2 Bedroom Apartment
Rutherford County, TN: $1,300
Chicago, IL: $1,715
Denver, CO: $1,959
New York, NY: $2,850
Los Angeles, CA: $2,795
(source: Zumper Inc.)

Cost of Living Rankings

The United States: 100 Nashville-Murfreesboro: 95.4 Grocery Items: 99.6 Housing: 88.9 Utilities: 91.6 Transportation: 97.4 Healthcare: 98.9 Misc. Goods and Services: 99.4 100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.) (source: Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER))