Cheapest Small Towns in America

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The cost of living in Meridian, Idaho, is 12.5% less than the national average, which is good news for both the military and the civilian population. 

Meridian, Mississippi

The overall cost of living is approximately 15% lower than the national average, headed by housing that is a third less expensive. 

Nacogdoches, Texas

Although Ponca City is one of the cheapest little towns in the United States, its low cost of living comes with a price: the town is located in the heart of Tornado Alley.

Ponca City, Oklahoma

Martinsville is also known for being one of the least expensive little towns in America. The cost of housing is 29% less than the national average.

Martinsville, Virginia

Burlington's utilities are approximately 9% more expensive than the national average, although healthcare, transportation, and groceries are all significantly less expensive.

Burlington, Iowa

Moreover, it has the cheapest housing costs on our list of the cheapest small towns. 

Dublin, Georgia

The economic diversity of Salina has shown adept at generating both low unemployment and low costs of living.

Salina, Kansas

In addition, it should be mentioned that Statesboro has a high poverty rate of 37.7% compared to 14.3% for Georgia as a whole.

Statesboro, Georgia

Once upon a time, the town was renowned for its coal reserves and its workforce of Southern and Eastern European immigrants.

Pittsburg, Kansas

Richmond is one of the nation's cheapest small towns in large part due to its affordable housing. 

Richmond, Indiana

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