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Best Places to Live on a Budget of $30K

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22. Sioux Falls, South Dakota
> Est. average monthly rent: $851
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $276
> Property crime rate: 2,427 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 388 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 268,833

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21. Knoxville, Tennessee
> Est. average monthly rent: $872
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $273
> Property crime rate: 2,127 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 354 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 869,525

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20. Lincoln, Nebraska
> Est. average monthly rent: $856
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $252
> Property crime rate: 2,497 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 347 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 336,541

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19. Roanoke, Virginia
> Est. average monthly rent: $835
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $271
> Property crime rate: 2,391 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 239 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 312,796

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18. Yakima, Washington
> Est. average monthly rent: $839
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $254
> Property crime rate: 2,599 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 280 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 250,873

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