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Independent Living in Tennessee

Tennessee has 891 total senior living providers. Included in this are 200 independent living communities. With costs of independent living communities in Tennessee typically ranging from $715 to $3,080 monthly, the median yearly cost runs around $22,869. The monthly nationwide average cost is around $1,925.

The highest independent living expenses in the state of Tennessee are found in the Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol metro area where they range from $773 per month up to $2,668 per month, with a median cost of about $26,384 per year. The lowest independent living costs in Tennessee are in the Morristown area, where they average about $19,823 annually and range between $1,330 and $1,988 per month.

The SeniorScore™ for Tennessee is 71. The state ranks as the 17th biggest state in the US. It has an aggregate population of around 6,339,942, 29% of which are over the age of 55. The average life expectancy is about 76.3 years.

The average income per household in Tennessee is $60,753, with a median income of around $46,676. Those who live in the state make about $24,242 on a per capita basis. The general cost of living in the state is very low and it presently has an unemployment rate of around 9.39%.

Average temperatures in Tennessee typically range between 45.3 and 68.7 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a cooler climate, with a mean annual temperature of about 57.5 degrees.

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