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Old 02-26-2007, 05:01 PM
 
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska (moving to Ohio)
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What are some metropolitan areas of a million more with a low cost of housing and apartment rentals.
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:15 PM
 
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The Greater Birmingham (Alabama) area has a population of just over one million and would probably be considered affordable compared to many other U.S. metropolitan areas of that size or larger. It's a little less expensive than the Atlanta, Georgia metro area.
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:50 PM
 
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San Antonio, Texas.
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Old 02-26-2007, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Minneapolis-St. Paul; there's plenty out there it just takes some looking.
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Old 02-26-2007, 08:52 PM
 
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philadelphia

Portland Oregon

austin texas
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Old 02-26-2007, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Danbury CT covering all of Fairfield County
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Detroit, St. Louis, Kanas City
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Old 02-26-2007, 11:58 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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Philadelphia is surprisingly cheap for a large Northeastern city. You can find a 2br in South Philly (good working class neighborhood) for around $800 a month. In comparison the same 2br in the NYC area would likely cost closer to $2,000.
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Old 02-27-2007, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska (moving to Ohio)
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Thanks and in regards to Minneapolis/St. Paul having lived in Minnesota it is sure a bargain for the wage scale there. I actually prefer St. Cloud 45 minutes up the road to Minneapolis just because more 20 somethings like me and I like the set-up and the quality of life there (not living in Minnesota now though, but I did live in Minnesota for 2 years). But I think for the amenities its hard to beat Minneapolis on the affordability scale.

I know with Minneapolis, the Southern neighborhoods tend to be the most affordable and also alot of Southern Anoka County (Fridley, Columbia Heights and Brooklyn Center) also tend to be very affordable.


I also think Indianapolis and Ohio are a bargain for the amenities, I wouldnt mind settling in Ohio either.

I had no idea that there is that much difference because to Philadelphia and NYC. Wow, two and times more!!
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Old 02-27-2007, 09:32 PM
 
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I'll pipe in with a few more...

Oklahoma City
Nashville
Memphis
Raleigh
Charlotte
Milwaukee
Indianapolis
Columbus
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Pittsburgh
Baltimore
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Old 02-28-2007, 08:03 AM
 
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The Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill), NC, metro has a million population now. Most folks say compared to other big cities, it's affordable. Although some of the individual towns are cheaper than others. (Durham cheaper than Chapel Hill, for example.)
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