Special Report

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

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25. Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN
> Total population: 1,930,961
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +10.7% (+178,958)
> Cost of living: 4.7% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $261,900 (top 25%)
> Median household income: $65,919 (top 25%)

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24. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
> Total population: 2,518,036
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +11.2% (+239,501)
> Cost of living: 5.6% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $182,000
> Median household income: $57,379

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23. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
> Total population: 2,569,213
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +11.3% (+250,067)
> Cost of living: 6.2% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $215,500
> Median household income: $62,068

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22. Sebring, FL
> Total population: 105,424
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +11.7% (+11,590)
> Cost of living: 16.8% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $105,800 (bottom 10%)
> Median household income: $39,796 (bottom 10%)

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21. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO
> Total population: 549,128
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +11.9% (+55,068)
> Cost of living: 10.6% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $173,600
> Median household income: $57,911

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