Quality of Life

Affordability

According to the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association (ACCRA), Cookeville remains one of the top ten most economical cities in the nation (Last Quarter, 2014).

The survey uses 100 as the national average.
All Items Grocery Housing Utilities Transportation Health Care Misc.
85.2 90.6 72.1 87.1 92.6 89.0 90.4

Retirement Living

Rand McNally ranks Cookeville as being one of the top 10 best places in America for retirement living.

America’s Top 10 Retirement Places

  1. Brevard, NC
  2. Asheville, NC
  3. Clarkesville/Mount Airy, NC
  4. Crossville, TN
  5. Lexington/Fayette, KY
  6. Las Cruces, NM
  7. Harrison, AR
  8. Roswell, NM
  9. COOKEVILLE, TN
  10. Camden/Penobscot Bay, ME

America's Top 10 Economical Cities

  1. Harlingen, TX
  2. Norman, OK
  3. Ashland, OH
  4. Idaho Falls, ID
  5. McAllen, TX
  6. Pueblo, CO
  7. Richmond, IN
  8. COOKEVILLE, TN
  9. Memphis, TN
  10. Hattiesburg, MS

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