Collierville : Tennessee


What It Is Like to Retire in Collierville

Collierville is one of the fastest growing communities in Tennessee, as well as one of its most affluent suburbs (the average HH income is almost $100,000). This town of 51,324 (2020 Census) is located in southwestern Tennessee, 20 miles from Memphis and Alabama.  Retirees are moving to Collierville because of its favorable tax climate, charming downtown, and great recreation. Fedex has a major training facility in town, and there is also a very large mall - Avenue at Carriage Crossing (800,00 sq ft). Picture of Crossville sign courtesy of Wikipedia and Dyoxin Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/.

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Where to Retire in Collierville and Home Prices

The Median home value in early 2022 was $478,016, according to Zillow, which is higher than the national or Tennessee averages. There are active adult communities in the area (see link at top left).


What Is Special about Collierville

A fast growing suburb but also a place with a historic central business district. Avenue at Carriage Crossing shopping mall. Named one of the best 100 places to relocate.

What Is Not Special about Collierville

Median home prices are higher than the national average.


Who Will Like Retirement in Collierville

Those who want to live in a mid-sized town, not far from a major city (Memphis) may like it here.  


Local Economy Is Driven by

Manufacturing, transportation and warehousing 


Climate and Physical Environment

Southwest Tennesse near Memphis. Milder climate

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Historic Square in the center of downtown features shops, restaurants and a tree-lined park.



The crime rate is low in Collierville.

Medical Facilities

Baptist Memorial Hospital


Memphis, the Fedex Hub, has a great airport, approximately 25 miles away; Several interstates are nearby.


Valuable Links

Retirement guide to Tennessee

What people are saying about Collierville

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