Cost of Living Comparison Between Chattanooga, TN and Nashville, TN 

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Consumer Prices in Nashville, TN are 11.48% higher than in Chattanooga, TN (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nashville, TN are 23.84% higher than in Chattanooga, TN
Rent Prices in Nashville, TN are 50.28% higher than in Chattanooga, TN
Restaurant Prices in Nashville, TN are 23.04% higher than in Chattanooga, TN
Groceries Prices in Nashville, TN are 8.01% higher than in Chattanooga, TN
Local Purchasing Power in Nashville, TN is 10.49% higher than in Chattanooga, TN
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Restaurants
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 $ 15.00 $      +11.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.50 $ 62.50 $      +47.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 5.00 $      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 $ 7.00 $      +27.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.41 $ 4.72 $      +7.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.39 $ 2.15 $      +54.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.35 $ 1.66 $      +22.77 %
Markets
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.28 $ 3.30 $      +0.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.40 $ 2.52 $      +4.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $ 1.39 $      -24.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.10 $ 1.95 $      -7.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.00 $ 5.69 $      +42.46 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.31 $ 3.81 $      +15.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.89 $ 6.03 $      +2.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.81 $ 2.52 $      +39.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.64 $      -13.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 $ 1.96 $      +17.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.64 $ 1.77 $      +7.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $ 1.04 $      +0.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.23 $      +30.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.26 $ 1.82 $      +45.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $ 1.79 $      -17.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 15.00 $      +3.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.39 $ 2.08 $      -38.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 $ 2.58 $      -39.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.39 $ 6.09 $      -4.77 %
Transportation
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 2.00 $      +33.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $ 65.00 $      +30.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $ 3.50 $      -6.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 2.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $ 18.00 $      -10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.16 $ 2.30 $      +6.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 23,422.50 $      -2.41 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,081.25 $ 22,069.62 $      +9.90 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 187.87 $ 160.56 $      -14.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.18 $      +76.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.54 $ 70.29 $      +5.63 %
Sports And Leisure
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.37 $ 48.19 $      +64.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $ 15.00 $      +20.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 13.00 $      +8.33 %
Childcare
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 865.83 $ 1,074.00 $      +24.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,166.67 $ 23,000.00 $      +62.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.00 $ 53.34 $      +27.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.14 $ 39.50 $      -16.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.86 $ 78.58 $      +0.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.25 $ 94.55 $      +2.49 %
Rent Per Month
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,162.50 $ 1,696.92 $      +45.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 864.38 $ 1,201.85 $      +39.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,837.50 $ 2,994.74 $      +62.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,318.75 $ 1,895.90 $      +43.76 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 182.65 $ 356.67 $      +95.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 82.73 $ 147.92 $      +78.80 %
Salaries And Financing
Chattanooga, TN Edit Nashville, TN Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,819.28 $ 3,857.48 $      +36.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.96 3.78      -4.64 %
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