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Best Places to Live on a Budget of $30K

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17. Sioux City, Iowa
> Est. average monthly rent: $830
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $245
> Property crime rate: 2,802 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 316 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 144,670

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16. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, New York
> Est. average monthly rent: $828
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $261
> Property crime rate: 1,868 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 354 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 1,127,983

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15. Fargo, North Dakota
> Est. average monthly rent: $815
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $261
> Property crime rate: 2,339 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 297 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 246,145

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14. Cincinnati, Ohio
> Est. average monthly rent: $854
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $251
> Property crime rate: 1,977 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 237 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 2,219,750

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13. Sebring-Avon Park, Florida
> Est. average monthly rent: $807
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $258
> Property crime rate: 2,218 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 265 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 106,221

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