Special Report

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

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30. Salisbury, MD-DE
> Total population: 409,979
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +9.6% (+35,981)
> Cost of living: 11.5% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $231,800
> Median household income: $59,214

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29. Sherman-Denison, TX
> Total population: 133,991
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +9.8% (+11,842)
> Cost of living: 8.1% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $163,100
> Median household income: $51,158

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28. Fargo, ND-MN
> Total population: 245,471
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +10.2% (+21,211)
> Cost of living: 8.3% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $221,400
> Median household income: $65,073 (top 25%)

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27. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
> Total population: 4,857,962
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +10.4% (+435,114)
> Cost of living: 2.3% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $267,000 (top 25%)
> Median household income: $64,427 (top 25%)

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26. Jacksonville, FL
> Total population: 1,534,701
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +10.4% (+140,382)
> Cost of living: 4.6% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $217,200
> Median household income: $60,238

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