Seven of the Cheapest Places in the US to Live

With the economy the way that it is today many individuals are looking for ways to save money and coming up with some pretty creative ideas. Everything from cutting back to cutting down to looking for deals has been thought of and tried in order to save some money. Some individuals even relocate to cities that have a lower cost of living so that they can live the way that they are used to but spend less money doing so. Many individuals assume that the cost of living is high everywhere but this is hardly the truth. There are a number of areas that have continued to stay steady regarding the costs of the things that we need the most. Some cities continue to have a competitive real estate market, low cost necessities, and lower taxes than other areas of the United States. Listed are seven of the many cheaper places in the US to live in no particular order, just in case you are thinking about relocating in order to keep the standard of living that you are used to even when it seems as if it is impossible.


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Although you may not think that you can live for cheaper in a big city Pittsburgh is actually a highly competitive when it comes to cheaper cities to live in. Although the unemployment rate is considerably high the cheaper cost of living tends to make up for it.

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Fort Collins, Colorado – This is an area with about half the unemployment rate of Pittsburgh with similar cost of living averages. Many cities in Colorado continue to grow because they can compete with many other cities in this manner.

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Albany, New York – This is another bigger city with a significantly low cost of living. Because of its size and the fact that it is a capital city you get a lot of bang for your buck here.

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Manchester, New Hampshire – Not only is the cost of living here significantly low but the unemployment rate is nearly nil as well. Combined this makes this a great city to live in.

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Marietta, Georgia – Yet another place to live with a very low unemployment rate as well as affordable housing and other necessities. The cost of living here is so low you may be living even better than you are now should you decide to relocate here.


Little Rock, Arkansas – Little Rock is not only a cheap place to live but an exciting place to live as well. With a low unemployment rate added to that this is an excellent pick for relocation.

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Rochester, New York – This is another city with a higher unemployment rate but the cost of living makes it still land on this list. Housing in Rochester is extremely cheap and leaves extra money for many other things.


Relocating can be a difficult move but also can be well worth your while. In many cases you can find a cheaper place to live not far from where you currently live and you can be living better in no time at all.


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