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

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20. Ocala, FL
> Total population: 359,977
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +11.9% (+39,511)
> Cost of living: 9.5% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $150,600
> Median household income: $44,576 (bottom 10%)

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19. Auburn-Opelika, AL
> Total population: 163,941
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +12.0% (+16,848)
> Cost of living: 15.6% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $182,700
> Median household income: $46,456 (bottom 25%)

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18. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL
> Total population: 596,849
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +12.3% (+66,747)
> Cost of living: 4.1% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $221,300
> Median household income: $57,888

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17. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
> Total population: 3,142,663
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +12.4% (+344,163)
> Cost of living: 1.1% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $210,000
> Median household income: $54,912

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16. Boise City, ID
> Total population: 730,426
> Pop. growth due to net migration, 2010-2018: +12.9% (+79,539)
> Cost of living: 5.8% less than nat’l avg.
> Median home value: $264,400 (top 25%)
> Median household income: $61,407

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