Report: Knoxville rent increases at nearly 4 times national average

Tim  Ebert took this picture of Knoxville on Saturday.
Tim Ebert took this picture of Knoxville on Saturday.(WVLT)
Published: Sep. 3, 2019 at 2:45 PM EDT
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A new report from

that tracks rent prices in 100 cities across America shows rent prices in Knoxville grew at nearly four times the national average.

Nationally, rent prices for one-bedrooms grew 1% to an average of $1,250 while rent prices for one-bedrooms in Knoxville increased by 3.8% to an average of $830.

The most expensive place to live in the country probably isn't surprising to you: San Francisco has an average rent price of $3,540 for a single bedroom apartment. The cheapest place to live is Akron, Ohio with average prices around $580.

Knoxville ranked as the 73rd most expensive place to live, just behind Chattanooga which ranked 75th with an average rent cost of $820.

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