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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Sullivan County, Tenn., and its communities of Kingsport, Bristol and Bluff City is significantly lower than the national average. With no state income or personal property taxes, residents have a little more to take home from their paycheck – a significant bonus in today’s challenging economy.

Based on a U.S. average of 100 on a cost of living index, the Sullivan County area’s cost of living is 76. This figure means the area boasts lower costs than the rest of the country in a number of areas, including housing, food and groceries, transportation, utilities, health care and miscellaneous expenses such as clothing, services and entertainment.