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Social Science Quarterly – Income and Cost of Living: Are Less Equal Places More Costly?
September 28, 2021

There is a paywall for this article. Click to link to learn more. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ssqu.13017https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ssqu.13017

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10 Big U.S. Cities With the Cheapest Apartment Rents
July 19, 2021

Housing prices are on the rise nationwide, but these big U.S. cities remain affordable thanks to their dirt-cheap rents.

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To some people moving here, Massachusetts is a bargain
March 11, 2021

Anyone with a mortgage or rent to pay can tell you that the Boston area is very, very expensive. While local rents have taken a perhaps-overdue dive during the pandemic — down 16.8 percent in February compared with a year earlier, according to rental website Apartment List — the $1,741 it costs to rent a median-priced two-bedroom […]

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This Is the Most Affordable City in the Entire Country
February 12, 2021

Sometimes, the grass is actually greener on the other side (or rather, it’ll leave you with more green in your wallet). At least according to the Council for Community and Economic Research’s Cost of Living Index. The name alone may sound complicated, but thankfully Christy Bieber, a personal finance and legal writer, broke down the data—in addition to […]

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Study shows cost of living in Rowan County lower than national average
February 7, 2021

SALISBURY — The cost to live in Rowan County in the fourth quarter of 2020 was 7.6% lower than the national average, according to the Council for Community and Economic Research.

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The 10 Most Affordable Cities With High Salaries and Low Costs of Living
January 29, 2021

he cost of living varies wildly across the United States. Average expenses in Brownsville-Harlington, Texas are almost $110,000 less than those in the New York and Jersey City metro area. But the most affordable places to live aren’t just cheap — they also provide residents the opportunity to earn enough money to live. The Ascent […]

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Covid Is Accelerating the Exodus From New York and California to Cheaper States
December 15, 2020

While taxes spur relocations by the rich, lower costs, bigger living spaces and better quality of life are driving other Americans during the pandemic.

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