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Valley Quality of Life

scenic photoThe natural beauty of the TVA region provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy. Bounded on one end by the 500,000-acre Great Smoky Mountains National Park and on the other by the mighty Mississippi, the Valley is home to a variety of lively urban places and wide-open spaces, with lots of scenic room to roam.

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Cost of living

A little bit of your money will go a long way in the Tennessee Valley. The TVA service area covers a geographically diverse seven-state region, and cost of living index figures for some Valley locations compared with other U.S. cities are shown below.

 

Cost of Living Index

In the Tennessee Valley  
Huntsville, AL
93.6
Tupelo, MS
89.3
Clarksville, TN
97.5
Chattanooga, TN
94.1
Johnson City, TN
87.8
Knoxville, TN
89.3
Memphis, TN
85.9
Nashville-Franklin, TN
90.2
   
Outside the Tennessee Valley  
Miami, FL
107.1
Atlanta, GA
97.3
Charlotte, NC
93.3
Columbus, OH
90.3

2011 ACCRA Cost of Living Index

 
   

 

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