America’s Cheapest Cities Where Everyone Wants to Live Right Now

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5. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL
> Total population: 218,022
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +18.5% (+33,655)
> Cost of living: 9.2% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $193,800
> Median household income: $56,813

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4. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
> Total population: 821,573
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +20.1% (+140,889)
> Cost of living: 0.1% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $257,600 (top 25%)
> Median household income: $60,921

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3. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL
> Total population: 754,610
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +21.9% (+135,696)
> Cost of living: 3.3% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $235,000
> Median household income: $56,129

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2. Punta Gorda, FL
> Total population: 184,998
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +22.8% (+36,551)
> Cost of living: 4.5% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $206,600
> Median household income: $52,927

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1. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
> Total population: 480,891
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +28.0% (+105,460)
> Cost of living: 8.1% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $194,700
> Median household income: $51,580