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Kansas City in the USA has engineered prosperity that most cities in the country would envy. The state capital Of Missouri has done so while maintaining one of the lowest costs of living in the country only makes its achievements all more impressive. The city has many more local attractions like the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, the Mulvane Art Museum, and the famed Gage Park. These sprawling 160 acres host a zoo, aquatic center, and carousel, among numerous other landmarks that makes it the best suited for the residents. The locals in Kansas enjoy an overall cost of living that is just 15% lower than the U.S. average, and the median home value is around $137,900.
Montgomery, Alabama housing expenses are 17% lower than the national average of the country and the utility prices are 7% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 7% lower than the national average. The grocery prices in Montgomery are also 4% lower than the rest of the country, making Montgomery one of the most affordable and cheapest cities to live in the U.S.
Located on the western side of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee ranks as one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. Milwaukee is best known for its beer-making heritage. The city has become an attractive destination for many people fleeing more expensive metro areas like Chicago. Just over 95 miles north of windy city, Milwaukee's median home listing prices are almost half as much as the listing home price in Chicago, which was $370,000 in 2021.
Although Baltimore is home to high-profile employers like John Hopkins University and Northrop Grumman, the median home listing price in Baltimore is around $191,000 in 2021, making it in our sweet spot for one of the cheapest cities in the U.S. The government is also a big player in Baltimore's economy, with more than 18% of the workers employed by federal, state, or local government. Baltimore also has a great location with just less than an hour of drive from Washington D.C.
Cleveland’s home pricing has dropped to at least 25% since the housing markets started crashing in 2008. Unlike the other cities in the U.S, the city's home prices haven't started turning around yet; the average house price in Cleveland, Ohio, ranges around just under $50,000. That means it's still a perfect place for the buyer's market. You can find homes in the neighbourhoods of Cleveland that can be purchased for even less than $40,000.
It's no surprise that the lowest median home prices in the nation can be found in certain parts of Detroit. After losing almost half of its population over the past 50 years, the city is almost bankrupt. Detroit was already in trouble when the real-estate crash happened in 2008, the home prices tumbled further more. When the economy started to rise in earnest, the city's median home price was just $32,600. While taking home in Detroit takes a little bit of research and luck, but in the recent months prices are eventually on an upswing.
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