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The Cost of Living Index reported here considers the two largest categories of expense for a household, housing costs and taxes. The index value of the average U.S. household is 100%.

Oak Ridge, Tennessee is the most affordable place among our 99 top retirement cities with a cost of living that is 67% of the average for a U.S. town or city.

Cost of Living Index
  Cost of Living
City/Town Index
Oak Ridge, TN 67%
Winter Haven, FL 69%
Gatlinburg, TN 71%
Marietta, OH 71%
Valdosta, GA 72%
Columbia, SC 72%
Springfield, MO 74%
Clarksville, TN 74%
Bowling Green, KY 75%
Fond du Lac, WI 76%
Hot Springs Village, AR 76%
Pocatello, ID 77%
Athens, GA 77%
Melbourne, FL 79%
Coos Bay, OR 79%

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