Cleveland 64 Below average
Cleveland Livability #264 ranked city in Tennessee#19,186 ranked city in the USARanks better than 34% of areas
A+ Cleveland Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Cleveland Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% higher than Tennessee
9010% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Cleveland cost of living
F Cleveland Crime Total crime is 94% higher than Tennessee
Total crime
6,308153% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 16153% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Cleveland crime
D- Cleveland Employment Household income is 16% lower than Tennessee
Median household income
$39,15129% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,30219% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%28% higher than the US average
Cleveland employment
D- Cleveland Housing Home value is 6% higher than Tennessee
Median home value
$154,90016% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$70726% lower than the US average
Home ownership
46%27% lower than the US average
Cleveland real estate or Cleveland rentals
C Cleveland Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Tennessee
High school grad. rates
77%7% lower than the US average
School test scores
53%9% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
0:1100% lower than the US average
Cleveland K-12 schools
C Cleveland User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Cleveland
Overall user rating
63% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
57% 7 total surveys
all Cleveland poll results

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      Living in Cleveland, TN

      Located in the state of Tennessee, Cleveland is a moderately-sized city with a population of 43,276 inhabitants. If we look at the most recent Census, Cleveland is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Not a fan of sitting in traffic? One big advantage of living in Cleveland is the reasonable commute times to work. With an average one way commute time of 19 minutes, getting to work is faster than the national average of 26 minutes.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Cleveland, Tennessee. To help you find the best places to live in and around Cleveland, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, weather, employment and more.

      With a livability score of 65/100, Cleveland is ranked #17,146 in the United States and #228 in Tennessee. Based on the scores for each individual category, Cleveland has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+) and cost of living (B-). The bad news for Cleveland, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: crime (F), employment (D-) and housing (D-).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Cleveland, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Cleveland: Cherokee National Forest, Red Clay State Historic Park, and Museum Center at 5ive Points.

      Assuming that Cleveland meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Cleveland. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Cleveland are simply unattainable. The median home price for Cleveland homes is $154,900, which is 6.1% higher than the Tennessee average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Cleveland, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4, which is 29% higher than the Tennessee average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Cleveland area were 8.6% and 5 year appreciation rates were 4.2%.

      Cleveland transportation information

      Average one way commute19min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.6%83.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.8%9.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.2%0.8%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.5%1.4%2.8%
      Working from home3.8%3.9%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Cleveland, TN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).