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Old 03-02-2014, 02:46 AM
 
Location: Watson, Louisiana
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Considering seriously a move there. I've visited and am familiar with the climate and such. My question is, is the cost of living significantly higher for a "Non-Homeowner" than The South? I've looked on the 'Cost of Living Calculators' and the only concerning higher expense it shows is for home ownership. I hear a lot how expensive the city is, but looking at apartments, the rent and utility fees seem on par with, or only slightly higher than, where I am from. So outside of the obvious fuel cost difference, what other significant costs differ?

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Old 03-02-2014, 02:11 PM
 
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It is one of those your mileage may vary deals. Generally the same money goes much farther in Midwest or South than in Montana. If you live with frugality of a long time Montanan prepared to weather droughth and harsh winters, you will be just fine.
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