Farragut 86 Exceptional
Farragut Livability #9 ranked city in Tennessee#883 ranked city in the USARanks better than 96% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Farragut Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Farragut Cost of Living Cost of living is 23% higher than Tennessee
Farragut
11010% more expensive than the US average
Tennessee
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Farragut cost of living
B+ Farragut Crime Total crime is 58% lower than Tennessee
Total crime
1,44944% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7044% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Farragut crime
A- Farragut Employment Household income is 134% higher than Tennessee
Median household income
$109,17197% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$48,26462% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%39% lower than the US average
Farragut employment
D- Farragut Housing Home value is 125% higher than Tennessee
Median home value
$328,60078% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,19025% higher than the US average
Home ownership
88%38% higher than the US average
Farragut real estate or Farragut rentals
A+ Farragut Schools HS graduation rate is 21% higher than Tennessee
High school grad. rates
96%16% higher than the US average
School test scores
81%65% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Farragut K-12 schools
A+ Farragut User Ratings There are a total of 11 ratings in Farragut
Overall user rating
84% 11 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
81% 10 total surveys
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      Living in Farragut, TN

      Farragut is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. The city has a population of 21,690 people. The majority of Farragut residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Asian and Black. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Farragut might be a good fit as 92% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 59% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Living in Farragut can be a great experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of Tennessee, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! The best areas in Farragut and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from cost of living, education, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Tennessee and national averages.

      With a livability score of 82/100, Farragut is ranked #945 in the United States and #9 in Tennessee. Clearly, Farragut is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Farragut also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Farragut ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (B+), education (A+) and employment (A-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Farragut. The following was graded with a disappointing score: cost of living (F) and housing (D-).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Farragut, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Knowing that the Farragut schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 81%, which is far higher than the national average.

      Assuming that Farragut meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Farragut. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Farragut are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Farragut come in at $328,600, which is 125.1% higher than the Tennessee average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Farragut, the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 3.2% lower than the Tennessee average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Farragut were 6.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.9%.

      Farragut transportation information

      StatisticFarragutTennesseeNational
      Average one way commute23min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.4%83.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.9%9.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.8%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.2%1.4%2.8%
      Working from home7.1%3.9%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)5354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a4711

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      Source: The Farragut, TN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).