Ridgetop 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.
IndexRidgetopTennesseeNational
Cost of living index10091100
IndexRidgetopTennesseeNational
Goods & Services index10298100
Groceries index9492100
Health care index8689100
Housing index10180100
Transportation index9793100
Utilities index10291100

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  • The cost of living in Ridgetop is 10% higher than the Tennessee average.
  • The cost of living in Ridgetop is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ridgetop is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Tennessee general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Tennessee state income tax is 100% lower 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$68,220$5,685$1,592$2,047
Renters$41,875$3,490$977$1,256

Tennessee Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Tennessee7%9.75%

Tennessee Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Tennessee0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemRidgetopNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.40$14.5912.4%
Beauty Salon $30.40$34.6812.3%
Toothpaste $2.69$2.478.8%
Shampoo $1.05$1.022.7%
Movie $10.05$9.871.8%
Bowling $4.55$4.393.6%

Groceries

ItemRidgetopNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$4.480.3%
Fried Chicken $1.31$1.4610.5%
Milk $1.87$2.3620.7%
Potatoes $2.58$3.0615.7%
Pizza $10.99$9.2418.9%
Beer $8.65$8.630.2%

Health Care

ItemRidgetopNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $74.50$99.7825.3%
Doctor $78.33$105.0325.4%
Dentist $79.00$88.7010.9%
Ibuprofen $8.79$9.416.6%
Lipitor $276.00$298.507.5%

Housing

ItemRidgetopNational avg.Difference
Home Price $168,600.00$175,700.004.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $806.99$1,081.0325.3%
Apartment Rent $1,036.00$920.0012.6%

Transportation

ItemRidgetopNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.11$2.091.0%
Tire Balancing $39.20$45.2913.4%

Utilities

ItemRidgetopNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$193.08$170.8013.0%
Phone $24.50$28.2613.3%
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.
Cedar Hill, TN36689-11%
New Deal, TN39390-10%
Springfield, TN16,59892-8%
Portland, TN11,85388-12%
Greenbrier, TN6,55094-6%
Ridgetop, TN2,353100-0%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Hertford, NC2,3531011%
Rio Grande, NJ2,35311212%
Herington, KS2,35377-23%
South Fulton, TN2,35284-16%
Buna, TX2,35482-18%
Ridgetop, TN2,353100-0%
Source: The Ridgetop, TN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.