Fort Campbell

Cost of Living

The cost of living in the Fort Campbell Kentucky area is lower than the average for all major U.S cities. Clarksville, Tennessee is considered by Money Magazine as the "BEST PLACE TO LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES 2019". Clarksville Tennessee took the top spot on the list because of its economy and low cost of living.

Around the nation, Clarksville-Montgomery County Tennessee is recognized as a premier destination to live, work, and start a business. See rating below.

The nearest towns to Fort Campbell are Clarksville - Montgomery County Tennessee Montgomery County, TN ( Grove - Christian County and Hopkinsville - Christian County Kentucky,,,

Tennessee does NOT have a STATE INCOME TAX; however, it has the highest sales tax 9.5% in the nation, and, you're being taxed not just for merchandise, but essentials like food.

Kentucky employs a flat income tax rate of 6%. Everyone pays the same tax rate provided you meet the income requirements to file. Kentucky’s sales tax rate consists only of the state tax of 6%. Groceries and medical goods and services are EXEMPT from Kentucky sales tax. All income earned by Kentucky residents, as well as income earned by non-residents from Kentucky sources, is subject to the state tax.

All active-duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States, members of reserve components of the Armed Forces of the United States, and members of the National Guard are exempt from Kentucky income tax.