The 10 Cheapest Places to Live in America

Harlingen, Texas: Known for its low living expenses, Harlingen offers affordable housing and is located in the Rio Grande Valley, close to the Mexican border.

McAllen, Texas: Also in the Rio Grande Valley, McAllen boasts low costs in housing, healthcare, and groceries, making it an attractive option for families and retirees alike.

Kalamazoo, Michigan: This city offers a unique program called the Kalamazoo Promise, providing residents with scholarships to public colleges in Michigan.

Memphis, Tennessee: With its rich musical heritage, Memphis offers a low cost of living, especially in terms of housing, alongside a lively cultural scene.

Knoxville, Tennessee: Offering a blend of affordable living and access to the great outdoors, Knoxville has a growing job market and a vibrant downtown area.

Conway, Arkansas: This city is home to several colleges and has a strong economy, low unemployment rate, and affordable living costs, especially in housing and utilities.

Wichita Falls, Texas: Known for its low housing costs and a strong sense of community, Wichita Falls is attractive to both families and retirees.

Fayetteville, Arkansas: Part of the larger Northwest Arkansas region, Fayetteville is known for its low cost of living, high quality of life

Des Moines, Iowa: The capital city of Iowa, Des Moines features affordable housing, a low cost of living, and a strong job market, especially in the insurance and finance sectors.

Tulsa, Oklahoma: Tulsa offers a low cost of living with affordable housing and a program called Tulsa Remote, which incentivizes remote workers to move there with a cash grant.

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