Special Report

Least Expensive Place To Live In Every State

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1. Alabama: Dale County
> Monthly cost of living: $2,739
> Monthly housing costs: $420 (15.3% of total)
> Median household income: $45,960 ($3,830 per month)
> May 2020 unemployment rate: 7.4%
> Largest city or town in county: Ozark

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2. Alaska: Aleutians East Borough
> Monthly cost of living: $3,336
> Monthly housing costs: $783 (23.5% of total)
> Median household income: $69,706 ($5,809 per month)
> May 2020 unemployment rate: 15.8%
> Largest city or town in borough: Sand Point

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3. Arizona: Pima County
> Monthly cost of living: $2,881
> Monthly housing costs: $568 (19.7% of total)
> Median household income: $51,037 ($4,253 per month)
> May 2020 unemployment rate: 8.4%
> Largest city or town in county: Tucson

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4. Arkansas: Craighead County
> Monthly cost of living: $2,620
> Monthly housing costs: $458 (17.5% of total)
> Median household income: $45,868 ($3,822 per month)
> May 2020 unemployment rate: 8.5%
> Largest city or town in county: Jonesboro

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5. California: Merced County
> Monthly cost of living: $2,946
> Monthly housing costs: $565 (19.2% of total)
> Median household income: $50,129 ($4,177 per month)
> May 2020 unemployment rate: 16.5%
> Largest city or town in county: Merced