Brighton cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexBrightonTennesseeNational
Cost of living index8790100
IndexBrightonTennesseeNational
Goods & Services index8797100
Groceries index9193100
Health care index8589100
Housing index8080100
Transportation index8990100
Utilities index10395100

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  • The cost of living in Brighton is 4% lower than the Tennessee average.
  • The cost of living in Brighton is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Brighton is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Tennessee general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Tennessee state income tax is 125% higher than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$62,500$5,208$1,458$1,875
Renters$49,250$4,104$1,149$1,478

Tennessee Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Tennessee7%9.75%

Tennessee Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Tennessee5%5%

Goods & Services

ItemBrightonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.96$16.0913.2%
Beauty Salon $29.50$37.3321.0%
Toothpaste $1.89$2.4522.8%
Shampoo $0.79$1.0021.0%
Movie $10.03$10.282.4%
Bowling $3.39$4.9331.2%

Groceries

ItemBrightonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.70$3.802.8%
Fried Chicken $1.12$1.4020.1%
Milk $1.86$2.017.2%
Potatoes $3.10$3.012.9%
Pizza $9.16$9.897.4%
Beer $9.14$8.902.7%

Health Care

ItemBrightonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $64.31$102.1637.1%
Doctor $70.43$108.3635.0%
Dentist $87.60$92.535.3%
Ibuprofen $8.16$9.2812.1%
Lipitor $427.38$425.820.4%

Housing

ItemBrightonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $135,800.00$184,700.0026.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $803.07$1,202.4433.2%
Apartment Rent $892.00$949.006.0%

Transportation

ItemBrightonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.08$2.247.4%
Tire Balancing $38.06$46.2917.8%

Utilities

ItemBrightonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$156.87$165.965.5%
Phone $32.78$28.6814.3%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Henning, TN86680-20%
Osceola, AR7,31578-22%
Mason, TN1,19180-20%
Covington, TN9,01680-20%
Gilt Edge, TN51382-18%
Brighton, TN2,93187-13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Sunset, LA2,93190-10%
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY2,93113030%
Harbor Bluffs, FL2,93111919%
Lake Junaluska, NC2,9301033%
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,93314242%
Brighton, TN2,93187-13%
Source: The Brighton, TN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.