The Top 10 Affordable Places to Live in the U.S.

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On most lists of the best places to live, there's usually a drawback: the places are expensive. A city like San Francisco may be great, but affordable it's not. That's why has come up with a list of the best affordable places to live -- not just cheap places, but places in which you'd actually want to reside. Taking into account transportation, housing, and even things like the price of a slice of pizza, here is's list of the top ten affordable places to live in the U.S.:

10. Cedar Rapids, IA
9. Topeka, KS
8. Nampa, ID
7. Rochester, MN (pictured)
6. Fort Wayne, IN
5. Appleton, WI
4. Lansing, MI
3. Lawton, OK
2. Dayton, OH
1. Round Rock, TX