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Best Places to Live on a Budget of $30K

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7. Fort Wayne, Indiana
> Est. average monthly rent: $780
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $239
> Property crime rate: 2,114 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 305 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 413,263

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6. Peoria, Illinois
> Est. average monthly rent: $732
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $247
> Property crime rate: 1,935 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 452 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 400,912

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5. Idaho Falls, Idaho
> Est. average monthly rent: $798
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $255
> Property crime rate: 1,089 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 205 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 151,516

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4. Logan, Utah
> Est. average monthly rent: $836
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $247
> Property crime rate: 921 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 128 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 141,760

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3. Green Bay, Wisconsin
> Est. average monthly rent: $788
> Est. monthly cost of groceries: $248
> Property crime rate: 1,098 incidents per 100,000 people
> Violent crime rate: 226 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 322,906

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