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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Chattanooga, Tennessee is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Chattanooga, Tennessee is more expensive.

Overall, Chattanooga, Tennessee cost of living is 87.80.

  COST OF LIVINGChattanooga, TennesseeUnited States
  Overall  88100
  Grocery  99100
  Health  95100
  Housing  65100
  Utilities  96100
  Transportation  102100
  Miscellaneous  98100


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In 2008 Chattanooga's population was estimated @ 170,880. According to this website it states 2009 has an estimated population of 169,884. As a resident of Chattanooga I... (read more)
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Is it possible - not difficult - to get around Cha
I'm used to living in cities with good public transportation. Because of that I, at this time, don't have a car nor a driver's license. Is it possible - and not... (read more)
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One of the worst places I've ever lived
I have lived in many areas of the USA and been to 22 countries. After moving here from Florida I find this place to be the most narrow-minded backwards place I've see. ... (read more)
Worse place for a social life.
I moved here from Orlando FL. I had many friends there but here is like a whole new planet. Here the people treat you as an outsider and unless you go to church forget... (read more)
Loved Chattanooga
We visited Chattanooga last weekend for the first time and found it wonderful. We both admitted we saw the "squeaky clean - tourist side" but found it nothing short of... (read more)
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