Ooltewah 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.
IndexOoltewahTennesseeNational
Cost of living index9389100
IndexOoltewahTennesseeNational
Goods & Services index9393100
Groceries index10095100
Health care index9689100
Housing index9180100
Transportation index9188100
Utilities index9396100
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  • The cost of living in Ooltewah is 5% higher than the Tennessee average.
  • The cost of living in Ooltewah is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ooltewah is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Tennessee general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Tennessee state income tax is 55% 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$0$0$0$0
      Renters$22,972$1,914$536$689

      Tennessee Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Tennessee7%9.75%

      Tennessee Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Tennessee1%1%

      Goods & Services

      ItemOoltewahNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $14.60$17.4916.5%
      Beauty Salon $43.00$38.1712.7%
      Toothpaste $1.88$2.3219.0%
      Shampoo $0.85$1.0116.0%
      Movie $11.55$10.727.7%
      Bowling $13.80$13.860.4%

      Groceries

      ItemOoltewahNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.76$3.903.6%
      Fried Chicken $1.08$1.4022.6%
      Milk $2.05$1.964.5%
      Potatoes $4.30$3.1835.1%
      Pizza $9.99$10.393.9%
      Beer $9.99$9.238.2%

      Health Care

      ItemOoltewahNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $90.00$106.3415.4%
      Doctor $125.00$115.258.5%
      Dentist $86.60$98.3812.0%
      Ibuprofen $7.98$9.2613.8%
      Lipitor $487.30$466.474.5%

      Housing

      ItemOoltewahNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $163,800.00$184,700.0011.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,264.30$1,273.320.7%
      Apartment Rent $903.00$949.004.8%

      Transportation

      ItemOoltewahNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.36$2.598.9%
      Tire Balancing $46.20$48.905.5%

      Utilities

      ItemOoltewahNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$145.74$167.6013.0%
      Phone $182.13$163.4211.5%
      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.

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      East Cleveland, TN1,83378-22%
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      Lakeview, GA6,06183-17%
      Tunnel Hill, GA1,05686-14%
      Ooltewah, TN43293-7%

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      Ooltewah, TN43293-7%
      Source: The Ooltewah, TN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.