In these tough economic times, it’s nice to know there are cities still offering an affordable cost of living. There are a few hidden gems out there that don’t have high income taxes and ridiculous utility bills, but instead provide affordable living from goods and services to health care and housing.
The list factors in the major components of cost of living including: goods & services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation, utilities and wraps them all up into a handy score. Keep in mind that the national average is 100. So if a city comes in at 90/100 it’s actually a good thing. The lower the number the lower the prices. Here’s a list of the top 10 cities with the lowest cost of living in America with a population over 200,000.
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