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Top 10 Cheapest Cities in The USA

Here is list of the top 10 cheapest cities in the USA with the average costs of basic necessities like housing, utilities, health care and gas.

Top 10 Cheapest Cities in The USA

10. Ashland, Ohio

Top 10 Cheapest Cities in The USA
Ashland is a city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Ashland County. The population was 20,362 at the 2010 census. Ashland is well known in the state for its “welcome sign” that proclaims the city to be “The World Headquarters of Nice People.”
Cost of Living Index: 87.6
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($538), Mortgage ($777)
Utilities: Phone ($25), Electricity/Energy ($137)
Health: Optometrist ($88), Doctor ($88), Dentist ($93)
Gas: $3.50/gallon
Source: Businessinsider

9. Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo Colorado USA
The most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. The population was 106,595 in 2010 census. Pueblo has the least expensive residential real estate of any city in Colorado. The median home price for homes currently on the market in Pueblo is $147,851.
Cost of Living Index:   87.1
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing:   Rent ($708), Mortgage ($713)
Utilities:    Phone ($27), Electricity/Energy ($128)
Health:    Optometrist ($77), Doctor ($107), Dentist ($67)
Gas:     $3.37/gallon

8. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Muskogee, Oklahoma
Muskogee is a city in Muskogee County, Oklahoma USA. It is the county seat of Muskogee County, and home to Bacone College. The population was 39,223 at the 2010 census.
Cost of Living Index: 86.9
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($533), Mortgage ($741)
Utilities: Phone ($32), Electricity/Energy ($136)
Health: Optometrist ($75), Doctor ($90), Dentist ($113)
Gas: $3.33/gallon

7. Wichita Falls, Texas

Wichita Falls, Texas
Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas. Wichita Falls is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay and Wichita counties. According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 104,553. Wichita Falls is also home to the “world’s littlest skyscraper”.
Cost of Living Index: 86.4
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($658), Mortgage ($804)
Utilities: Phone ($33), Electricity/Energy ($139)
Health: Optometrist ($116), Doctor ($92), Dentist ($76)
Gas: $3.45/gallon

6. Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Fayetteville is the county seat of Washington County and the third-largest city in Arkansas. The city is centrally located within the county and is home to the University of Arkansas.
Cost of Living Index: 86.0
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($574), Mortgage ($833)
Utilities: Phone ($23), Electricity/Energy ($146)
Health: Optometrist ($104), Doctor ($84), Dentist ($71)
Gas: $3.26/gallon

5. Memphis,Tennessee

Memphis,Tennessee
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the 4th Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. The city had a population of 672,277 in 2011 making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee, the third largest in the Southeastern United States.
Cost of Living Index: 86.0
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($711), Mortgage ($692)
Utilities: Phone ($25), Electricity/Energy ($130)
Health: Optometrist ($72), Doctor ($77), Dentist ($86)
Gas: $3.40/gallon

4. Ardmore, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City
Ardmore is a business, cultural and tourism city in and the county seat of Carter County, Oklahoma, USA. As of the 2010 Census, the city had a population of 24,283.
Cost of Living Index: 85.9
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($588), Mortgage ($826)
Utilities: Phone ($21), Electricity/Energy ($133)
Health: Optometrist ($96), Doctor ($92), Dentist ($75)
Gas: $3.34/gallon

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3. Norman, Oklahoma

Norman, Oklahoma
Norman is a city in the state of Oklahoma that is located 20 miles (30 km) south of downtown Oklahoma City. It is part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. With a population of 110,925 as of the 2010 census, Norman is the third-largest city in Oklahoma and the 235th-largest city in the United States. The city serves as the county seat of Cleveland County.
Cost of Living Index: 85.6
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($647), Mortgage ($794)
Utilities: Phone ($26), Electricity/Energy ($134)
Health: Optometrist ($83), Doctor ($70), Dentist ($67)
Gas: $3.30/gallon

2. McAllen, Texas

McAllen, Texas
McAllen is the twentieth most populous city in Texas as well as largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, USA. It is located at the southern tip of Texas in an area known as the Rio Grande Valley and is part of the American South. McAllen is a regional retail destination for Northeastern Mexican states. While McAllen’s total population is 20th among Texas cities, it ranked 12th in overall retail sales, and third in the State in total retail sales per household and per capita.
Cost of Living Index: 85.4
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($740), Mortgage ($711)
Utilities: Phone ($21), Electricity/Energy ($172)
Health: Optometrist ($104), Doctor ($74), Dentist ($71)
Gas: $3.29/gallon

1. Harlingen, Texas

Harlingen, Texas
Harlingen is a city in Cameron County in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, USA, about 30 miles (48 km) from the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. As of the 2010 Census the city had a total population of 64,849 and grew 12.5% since the 2000 Census. It is at no 1 the city with the cheapest cost of living in the United States.
Cost of Living Index: 81.8
Based on 307 urban areas; national average is 100
Housing: Rent ($640), Mortgage ($764)
Utilities: Phone ($30), Electricity/Energy ($146)
Health: Optometrist ($77), Doctor ($84), Dentist (71)
Gas: $3.29/gallon

Source: Businessinsider

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