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Best Places to Live on a Budget of $30K

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12. Duluth, Minnesota
> Est. average monthly rent: $768
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $269
> Property crime rate: 2,665 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 209 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 289,383

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11. Las Cruces, New Mexico
> Est. average monthly rent: $752
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $250
> Property crime rate: 2,314 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 557 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 218,195

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10. Bangor, Maine
> Est. average monthly rent: $809
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $285
> Property crime rate: 1,557 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 44 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 152,148

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9. Yuma, Arizona
> Est. average monthly rent: $829
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $235
> Property crime rate: 1,731 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 278 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 213,787

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8. El Centro, California
> Est. average monthly rent: $810
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $230
> Property crime rate: 1,997 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 339 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 181,215

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