10 Cheapest US Cities to Live In

Ever wondered which cities are cheapest to live in? Look no further – BuckBuys Houses gives you the information for the top 10 most inexpensive U.S. cities!
idaho falls
10. Idaho Falls, ID
Cost of Living: 12% below average
City Population: 57,646
Median Household Income: $45,990
Median Home Value: $146,900
conway
9. Conway, AK
Cost of Living: 12.1% below average
City Population: 60,470
Median Household Income: $44,745
Median Home Value: $147,400
springfield
8. Springfield, IL
Cost of Living: 12.3% below average
City Population: 117,076
Median Household Income: $48,022
Median Home Value: $114,100
peublo
7. Pueblo, CO
Cost of Living: 12.9% below average
City Population: 107,577
Median Household Income: $34,750
Median Home Value: $118,400
wichita falls
6. Wichita Falls, TX
Cost of Living: 13.6% below average
City Population: 103,931
Median Household Income: $42,559
Median Home Value: $90,500
fayetteville
5. Fayetteville, AK
Cost of Living: 14% below average
City Population: 75,102
Median Household Income: $35,970
Median Home Value: $177,990
memphis
4. Memphis, TN
Cost of Living: 14% below average
City Population: 652,050
Median Household Income: $37,072
Median Home Value: $99,000
norman
3. Norman, OK
Cost of Living: 14.4% below average
City Population: 113,273
Median Household Income: $46,595
Median Home Value: $147,100
mcallen
2. McAllen, TX
Cost of Living: 14.6% below average
City Population: 133,742
Median Household Income: $39,193
Median Home Value: $105,300
harlingen
1. Harlingen, TX
Cost of Living: 18.2% below average
City Population: 66,122
Median Household Income: $35,267
Median Home Value: $77,900

List based on the Council for Community and Economic Research’s calculations of living expenses in 307 urban areas. Cost of Living Index measures prices for housing, groceries, utilities, transportation, health care, and miscellaneous goods and services. Cities with populations below 50,000 were screened out.

 
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Numbers and Statistics: Kiplinger.com