In Tennessee, the quality of life is high, and its cost of living is low.

Based on 2017 annual averages, Tennessee has the 5th lowest cost of living in the nation at 10.2% below the national average. Housing, food and groceries, transportation, utilities, healthcare and miscellaneous expenses such as clothing, service, and entertainment are less than the national average.


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