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Cost of Living in Nashville

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 76.52
Rent Index: 45.93
Groceries Index: 80.59
Restaurants Index: 73.52
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 61.55
Local Purchasing Power: 125.46
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 10.00-17.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 $ 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.18 $ 3.50-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.00-2.75
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.46 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.99 $ 2.54-3.60
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.12 $ 1.39-2.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.88 $ 1.10-3.00
Eggs (12) 2.30 $ 1.35-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.98 $ 3.00-7.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.81 $ 2.30-5.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.43 $ 2.75-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.02 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.55-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.79 $ 1.45-3.99
Tomato (1 lb) 2.03 $ 1.08-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.50-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 $ 0.91-1.50
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.99 $ 1.50-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 12.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $ 1.20-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 $ 1.25-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.00 $ 5.00-5.50
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.73 $ 1.60-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 50.00-84.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50-4.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 1.61-2.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $ 18.00-18.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.15 $ 2.00-2.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 20,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,180.00 $ 17,300.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.74 $ 91.49-240.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.37 $ 30.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.89 $ 20.00-59.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.67 $ 0.00-12.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-13.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 527.78 $ 458.33-833.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,333.33 $ 6,500.00-18,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.05 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.58 $ 25.00-49.95
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.25 $ 50.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.33 $ 65.00-150.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,441.36 $ 1,200.00-1,700.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 985.75 $ 791.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,550.00 $ 1,875.00-3,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,552.63 $ 950.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 256.48 $ 185.00-425.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 118.51 $ 90.00-157.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,375.10 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.79 3.50-4.75

Prices in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

These data are based on 1090 entries in the past 18 months from 167 different contributors.
Last update: May 2017
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Cost of living in Nashville is 23.48% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 885.70$ and for four person family at 3,179.31$ (without rent).
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10 Comments so far

#Patrick on Mar 27, 2017 :
Dozen eggs often on sale for .79 to .99. Paid .79 last Monday for “in store brand”. Organic cage free run 2.50 to 3.20. Local farm eggs organic free range 4.00 to 5.00 at farmers market.
#Brian on Jan 05, 2017 :
Don't move to Nashville, its overcrowded and housing is getting way to expensive!
#Marie Gibbons on Aug 09, 2016 :
I am thinking of moving to Tennessee from Connecticut. Jobs are leaving and so are the people. It is just getting to expensive to live here.
#arm on Apr 04, 2016 :
@vivian, google it. there has got to be something that would give that info
#chuck on Nov 04, 2015 :
@Diana Maybe.
@Marlin, Definitely places you could live on 1k / month Public housing, Or Kentucky.
#Diana on Aug 21, 2015 :
My daughter and I would like to see and possibly move there. But I'm on a fixed income.disabled. but I would like to find a job in a horse farm. I've raise horses all my life and went to college for it too
#Marlin on Dec 05, 2013 :
Is there a place outside of Nashville that you could live on an income of 1,ooo/per
#Relda on Oct 16, 2013 :
@ricky your parent's place
#Rickey Jenkins on Aug 21, 2013 :
Where to live on 1700.00 a month
#Vivian on Jul 11, 2013 :
I would like to see a COL comparison between Nashville and Merrillville, IN