Cost of Living in Knoxville, Tennessee

18%
lower than national avg.
28%
Housing
10%
Utilities
14%
Groceries
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Knoxville, Tennessee's cost of living is 18% lower than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area. PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator can help you find out more about how your individual needs will factor in when beginning your research to figure out how much it would cost you to relocate.

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Cost of Living in Knoxville, Tennessee by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Knoxville's housing expenses are 28% lower than the national average and the utility prices are 10% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 16% lower than the national average.
Median Home Price
$249,146
Median Rent
$780.47 / month
Energy Bill
$150.06 / month
Phone Bill
$159.95 / month
Gas
$2.19 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Knoxville has grocery prices that are 14% lower than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$2.86
Gallon of Milk
$1.67
Carton of Eggs
$1.56
Bunch of Bananas
$2.89
Hamburger
$3.65
Healthcare
Healthcare in Knoxville is 13% lower than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$96.76
Dentist Visit
$83.13
Optometrist Visit
$90.67
Rx Drug
$385.43
Veterinary Visit
$44.01