From affordable housing to luxury living, Lauderdale County has a home for you.

Lauderdale County offers a delightful suburban-rural mix of homes, and families who enjoy our friendly, small-town lifestyle within reach of big city activities in Memphis.

Affordability plays a large role in Lauderdale County’s livability, averaging about 15% less than in Memphis and its suburbs. The median listing price of homes in the Lauderdale County housing market in 2023 was $151,250, or $106 per square foot.

Apartments are also available for those wishing to explore the area before they buy.


  • Median Home Value $95,900
  • Average Home Value $122,433

Median Monthly Owner Costs

  • With Mortgage $993
  • Without Mortgage $380


  • Average Monthly Rent $672

Source: ESRI 2023

Ripley Housing

The nonprofit Ripley Housing is the largest provider of area affordable housing and has been serving Lauderdale County since 1960. The agency currently owns 325 affordable housing units in and around Ripley, Tenn. As a primary provider of rental housing, Ripley Housing strives to expand the footprint of availability of both affordable and market housing options for low- and moderate-income and working families.

Senior Living

Most retirees and other senior adults in Lauderdale County live in their own homes where they’ve raised their families and are active in our community. For those who may need more help, options are available for assisted living units with a variety of amenities, and for rehabilitation from medical circumstances.

Asbury Cove Senior Living

This caring community in Ripley offers assisted living, respite care, rehabilitation, hospice care, and an adult day club. Asbury Cove provides reasonably priced, pet-friendly, assisted elderly housing in 38 units. Amenities include porches, chaplain services, and daily entertainment.

Lauderdale Community Living Center

Lauderdale Community Living Center is an upscale assisted senior living facility that provides a barber shop, a spacious plaza, 24/7 caregivers and other excellent amenities. It supports 71 assisted living units, and staff that includes registered nurses, rehabilitation specialists, nutritional services professionals, and others.

Ripley Healthcare and Rehab Center

Ripley Healthcare and Rehab Center provides amenities such as a game room, a spacious plaza and an all-inclusive meal plan, along with a full continuum of services and care focused around each individual in today’s ever-changing healthcare environment, whether you are here for short-term intensive rehabilitation or longer-term skilled nursing care, including palliative care and hospice support.