Jamestown 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.
IndexJamestownTennesseeNational
Cost of living index7990100
IndexJamestownTennesseeNational
Goods & Services index10197100
Groceries index8693100
Health care index9089100
Housing index4280100
Transportation index8690100
Utilities index10095100

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  • The cost of living in Jamestown is 12% lower than the Tennessee average.
  • The cost of living in Jamestown is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Jamestown is 58% 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$26,103$2,175$609$783
Renters$12,778$1,065$298$383

Tennessee Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Tennessee7%9.75%

Tennessee Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemJamestownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.31$16.0911.0%
Beauty Salon $21.67$37.3341.9%
Toothpaste $1.68$2.4531.3%
Shampoo $0.84$1.0016.1%
Movie $10.55$10.282.6%
Bowling $3.83$4.9322.2%

Groceries

ItemJamestownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.18$3.8016.4%
Fried Chicken $0.96$1.4031.1%
Milk $1.84$2.018.3%
Potatoes $2.38$3.0121.1%
Pizza $9.39$9.895.0%
Beer $9.28$8.904.3%

Health Care

ItemJamestownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $95.51$102.166.5%
Doctor $103.58$108.364.4%
Dentist $72.57$92.5321.6%
Ibuprofen $8.72$9.286.0%
Lipitor $415.26$425.822.5%

Housing

ItemJamestownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $79,600.00$184,700.0056.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $934.37$1,202.4422.3%
Apartment Rent $383.00$949.0059.6%

Transportation

ItemJamestownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.98$2.2411.7%
Tire Balancing $38.39$46.2917.1%

Utilities

ItemJamestownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$163.38$165.961.6%
Phone $29.19$28.681.8%
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.
Byrdstown, TN1,00279-21%
Grimsley, TN1,44183-17%
Sunbright, TN45578-22%
Allardt, TN55286-14%
Jamestown, TN1,99779-21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New California, OH1,99611919%
Hampton, IL1,99697-3%
Grove City, FL1,99898-2%
Towamensing Trails, PA1,9981022%
Shorewood Hills, WI1,99615959%
Jamestown, TN1,99779-21%
Source: The Jamestown, TN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.