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Old 07-06-2017, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Cannes
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Which of the large cities are still afforable?
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Old 07-07-2017, 09:12 AM
 
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San Antonio and Houston, in that order.
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Old 07-07-2017, 11:29 AM
 
Location: Cbus
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Definitely depends which neighborhood but for a "top ten" city Chicago is definitely cheaper than New York, LA, San Diego, San Jose etc.

San Antonio is also not that high cost of living for having over a million people within city limits but I don't know if that's surprising to anyone.
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Old 07-07-2017, 11:52 AM
 
Location: I is where I is
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Louisville Metro (Louisville, KY) has a population of 1.2 million. It's super affordable, including the nice downtown area.
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Old 07-07-2017, 12:04 PM
 
Location: River North, Chicago, Illinois
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Definitely depends which neighborhood but for a "top ten" city Chicago is definitely cheaper than New York, LA, San Diego, San Jose etc.
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It's costs are growing at a healthy clip, though. It's less of a bargain than it was when I first moved here in 1995. Still relatively a good deal, but it's been discovered and the areas worth living in are getting bid up pretty quickly, IMHO.
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Old 07-07-2017, 12:52 PM
 
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Not sure why Dallas hasn't come up since an average one bedroom apartment goes right at $1000. That's less than many of the mid-major cities that are far smaller and nowhere near as healthy economically.
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Old 07-07-2017, 06:28 PM
 
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Phx. For good reason!
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Old 07-07-2017, 07:04 PM
 
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https://www.apartmentlist.com/renton...nal-rent-data/

Depends what you mean by "affordable" - as the median price, that means exactly half (the good half) of apartments cost more.

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City Name Median 1 BR price
San Francisco, CA $2,418
New York, NY $2,079
San Jose, CA $2,048
Oakland, CA $1,714
Boston, MA $1,685
Jersey City, NJ $1,601
Anaheim, CA $1,596
San Diego, CA $1,539
Santa Ana, CA $1,426
Seattle, WA $1,350
Long Beach, CA $1,338
Los Angeles, CA $1,337
Washington, DC $1,333
Aurora, CO $1,228
Tacoma, WA $1,214
Newark, NJ $1,174
Portland, OR $1,155
Austin, TX $1,130
Fort Lauderdale, FL $1,114
Chicago, IL $1,093
Miami, FL $1,062
Virginia Beach, VA $1,059
Denver, CO $1,050
Providence, RI $1,024
Riverside, CA $1,020
Orlando, FL $1,000
Atlanta, GA $1,000
Raleigh, NC $970
Tampa, FL $961
Baltimore, MD $960
Philadelphia, PA $960
Irving, TX $955
Arlington, TX $951
St. Paul, MN $949
Charlotte, NC $945
Colorado Springs, CO $930
Sacramento, CA $919
Nashville, TN $915
St. Petersburg, FL $914
Durham, NC $912
Minneapolis, MN $907
Fort Worth, TX $904
Dallas, TX $884
Las Vegas, NV $877
Richmond, VA $869
Reno, NV $862
Anchorage, AK $852
Jacksonville, FL $850
Mesa, AZ $839
San Antonio, TX $833
Salt Lake City, UT $827
San Bernardino, CA $820
Phoenix, AZ $818
Baton Rouge, LA $816
Madison, WI $815
Houston, TX $812
Corpus Christi, TX $809
New Orleans, LA $802
Fresno, CA $801
Birmingham, AL $798
Norfolk, VA $793
Tallahassee, FL $792
Mobile, AL $769
Omaha, NE $759
Knoxville, TN $744
Pittsburgh, PA $743
Rochester, NY $743
Grand Rapids, MI $738
Columbus, OH $736
Kansas City, MO $733
St. Louis, MO $725
Milwaukee, WI $719
Little Rock, AR $710
Bakersfield, CA $708
Greensboro, NC $708
Buffalo, NY $705
Albuquerque, NM $700
Montgomery, AL $699
Boise, ID $696
Memphis, TN $696
Tucson, AZ $685
El Paso, TX $681
Detroit, MI $679
Indianapolis, IN $679
Louisville, KY $677
Lexington, KY $671
Spokane, WA $654
Des Moines, IA $652
Lincoln, NE $644
Huntsville, AL $640
Tulsa, OK $638
Cleveland, OH $636
Columbus, GA $634
Oklahoma City, OK $631
Cincinnati, OH $630
Winston-Salem, NC $628
Fayetteville, NC $610
Fort Wayne, IN $592
Toledo, OH $580
Wichita, KS $565
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Old 07-07-2017, 09:02 PM
 
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Dayton or Cincinnati.
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Old 07-07-2017, 09:28 PM
 
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Definitely depends which neighborhood but for a "top ten" city Chicago is definitely cheaper than New York, LA, San Diego, San Jose etc.

San Antonio is also not that high cost of living for having over a million people within city limits but I don't know if that's surprising to anyone.
Chicago is out of the top 10.
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