Tennessee is 10.7% more expensive than Kentucky.

If you lived in Tennessee instead of Kentucky, you would:

pay 1.7% more for restaurants

 
Kentucky
Tennessee
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $12.94
 
$13.86
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.67
 
$7.41
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.80
 
$1.70
 

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pay 1.1% less for groceries

 
Kentucky
Tennessee
Bread
1 loaf
$2.03
 
$2.25
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.33
 
$4.90
 
Milk (1 gallon) $2.25
 
$3.04
 

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pay 7.0% more for transportation

 
Kentucky
Tennessee
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.25
 
$2.23
 
Monthly public transit pass $40.60
 
$40.67
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,074.29
 
$21,003.69
 

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pay 10.7% more for housing

 
Kentucky
Tennessee
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$69.70
 
$70.25
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $718.65
 
$917.95
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $627.93
 
$766.02
 

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pay 37.9% more for childcare

 
Kentucky
Tennessee
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $557.55
 
$758.19
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,402.86
 
$13,138.49
 

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pay 5.1% more for entertainment and sports

 
Kentucky
Tennessee
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.50
 
$3.84
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.99
 
$4.28
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.73
 
$6.10
 

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pay 13.6% more for clothing

 
Kentucky
Tennessee
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$37.48
 
$40.93
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$29.17
 
$37.95
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.90
 
$77.54
 

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