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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 Memphis, Tennessee is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Memphis, Tennessee is more expensive.

Overall, Memphis, Tennessee cost of living is 73.40.

  COST OF LIVINGMemphis, TennesseeUnited States
  Overall  73100
  Grocery  91.6100
  Health  98100
  Housing  39100
  Utilities  84100
  Transportation  90100
  Miscellaneous  87100


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Great Opportunity
It is the top ten cities to invest in real estate. It is home to the busiest cargo airport in the world, third largest railroad center in US and major shipping port for... (read more)
Economic difficulties
Its quit difficult to find a job for any one , now a days in Memphis... (read more)
1/3 Live Below the Poverty Line.
Need I say more. The crime and cost of living are directly related to poverty levels. I've been to Memphis and do not relish the time there. But, I would visit Graceland... (read more)
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Memphis: A City of Hidden Gems
I have lived many places, from out West to the Deep South to the Northeast. I am writing from the perspective of a middle-aged white male with a family. I have now lived... (read more)
Not as bad as it sounds
I can understand the criticism, but honestly, I love Memphis. It is a city with personality, the place itself and the people. Crime is worse in many other cities than... (read more)
In one place too Long...
I'm going to keep this short and simple when you get the opportunity to move somewhere with much better opportunities do it you only... (read more)
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