United States andbe one of 25 countries most expensive to live in the world, but there are some regions where living place and the cost of living is lower and the inhabitants can spend less money than average.
The american cities where it is more expensive to live are Los Angeles, in California, and Miami, in Florida, according to a ranking of US News. Next on the list are San Diego, Salinas and Santa Barbara, all in California.
It is also very expensive to live in San Juan, Puerto Rico; in Honolulu, Hawaii; and in New York City.
On the contrary, there are some places where the salary can yield more for the low cost of living you have and these are the best options:
10. Youngstown, Ohio
This city is experiencing the business renaissance, especially in its downtown area. Here you have excellent opportunities to job professionals with studies related to the automotive industry, education and health.
The residents of young town They receive an average salary of 43 thousand 550 dollars a year, perfect to acquire one of the houses that are sold at a very low cost.
Homes are priced at $92,450while the national average is 315 thousand 743 dollars.
The rent of an apartment in this city can be found in $550but there are also three-bedroom houses that rent for $1,200.
9. Peoria, Ill.
Fairs and festivals are popular in this Illinois city, especially in the fall and summer. Plus, living in Peoria is incredibly cheap. Their houses are sold cheaply and their services and transport are also cheap.
The average salary received by the inhabitants of the city is 54,330 dollars, perfect for buying a home, which costs an average of 126,000 dollars.
Rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Peoria is $846 and of thousand 320 dollars for two rooms.
8. Fayetteville, Arkansas
Although it was a small town, Fayetteville it has become a growing region that combines excellent options for education, culture and entrepreneurship, in a natural environment.
The unemployment rate is very low, reaching 4.7 percent, and the average salary per year is 50,470 dollars.
A home in Fayetteville costs 203 thousand 150 dollarswhile those who want to rent an apartment can do so for a cost from 650 dollars a month. There are also houses for rent for $2,200.
7. Beaumont, Texas
This city is part of the golden triangle of southeastern Texas due to the oil deposits and is currently one of the cheapest places to live in america.
People with studies related to oil and gas production will surely have a job opportunity in Beaumontwhere the salary is 50 thousand 110 dollars per year, on average.
In this region, Texans do not pay state income taxes and the cost of living is lower than the national average.
In Beaumont a studio can be rented from 500 dollars a month, although there are departments even in thousand 400 dollars.
6. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The “steel city” is attracting large technology corporations, which has increased employment opportunities, in a region with a high quality of life. In addition, it is the home of the NFL Steelers, the NHL Penguins and the MLB Pirates.
Residents in the city of pittsburgh They receive, on average, $54,300 a year.
Although prices in the real estate market are increasing, houses are still cheap, reaching an average of 222 thousand 479 dollarsWhile the national average is 365 thousand 616 dollars.
The rent of a one-bedroom apartment in pittsburgh is, on average, thousand 13 dollars per month and thousand 234 dollars per month for a two-bedroom property.
5. Fort Wayne, Ind.
This city combines a low cost of living and a quiet place to raise a family, with all the conveniences of a large metropolitan area.
The average salary received by residents in Fort Wayne It is 48 thousand 60 dollars a year, which although it is not that high, it allows you to easily acquire a house.
A house in this city costs approximately $155,300 and the cost of living is lower than the national average.
According to Apartment List, renting a one-bedroom apartment in this Indiana city costs thousand 234 dollars.
4. Quad Cities, Illinois and Iowa
This region encompasses the cities of Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, East Moline, and Moline, in the states of Illinois and Iowa.
The metropolitan area of quad cities It combines excellent entertainment and a low cost of living, although its crime rate is higher than the national average.
The average annual salary of the inhabitants of this area is 50 thousand 160 dollars.
The cost of housing changes according to each city in the area. For example, in Davenport a one-bedroom apartment costs, on average, $814 a month. In Bettendorf go up to thousand 493 dollars monthly, while in Rock Island it plummets to $550.
Also, in Moline you can find an apartment with a room in $854 and in East Moline apartments for rent from 800 dollars.
3. Huntsville, Alabama
This Alabama city is the third best city to live in americathanks to its tranquility, its rapid growth thanks to the entry of the aerospace and defense industry.
Huntsville is also considered by US News as the best place to to live in the country, since it has an excellent quality of life, low cost, its unemployment rate is lower than the national rate, and its crime rate is lower than that of other metropolises.
Buying a home here costs approx. 192 thousand 667 dollars. The rent for a one-bedroom apartment is thousand 489 dollars monthly, on average, and $1,881 for a two-bedroom property.
2. Green Bay, Wisconsin
Besides being home to one of the NFL teams, Green Bay is one of the cheapest places to Live in united states. good thing about this city is that you can find universities, entertainment, museums, art, tourist sites and it is an important seaport.
Green Bay It’s also one of the best places to live in the country, as it has a lower crime rate than other metro areas in the nation, and it’s going down every year.
Buy one living place in this city it costs, on average, $181,700but one drawback is that Green Bay has high property tax rates. You can also rent an apartment from 600 dollars a month, although the average is $756.
1. Hickory, North Carolina
The first place on the list took it Hard nuta city located an hour’s drive from Charlotte, which is growing.
It is traditionally home to retirees and families, but more and more young professionals are arriving, especially since Google and Apple have facilities in the city.
Although it can be somewhat difficult to find a home, homes are cheaper than the national average, costing approximately 161 thousand dollars and in the rest of the country the cost is 315 thousand 743 dollars on average.
You can rent an apartment from 900 dollars, while in cities like Charlotte and Raleigh it exceeds thousand 300 dollarsaccording to Apartment Listing.