Special Report

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

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50. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
> Total population: 5,949,951
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +6.7% (+351,958)
> Cost of living: 3.2% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $233,700
> Median household income: $69,464 (top 25%)

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49. Savannah, GA
> Total population: 389,494
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +6.9% (+23,958)
> Cost of living: 6.1% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $205,600
> Median household income: $58,178

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48. Gainesville, GA
> Total population: 202,148
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +7.1% (+12,744)
> Cost of living: 11.5% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $217,900
> Median household income: $61,699

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47. Panama City, FL
> Total population: 201,451
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +7.2% (+13,302)
> Cost of living: 6.1% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $175,000
> Median household income: $51,842

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46. Iowa City, IA
> Total population: 173,401
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +7.3% (+11,156)
> Cost of living: 5.7% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $225,300
> Median household income: $64,635 (top 25%)

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