Choose the term you prefer: “cheapest” or “most affordable”. Either way, the list below supposedly names to top ten places in Michigan where you can live and spend the least amount of money in doing so.

What is this list based on?
1) HOUSING COSTS
2) INCOME
3) COST OF LIVING
All data has been compiled thanks to the U.S. Census.

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But here's the catch: it's based on cities with a population of 5,000 or more.

So yeah, there will be many, many other towns and villages throughout Michigan where living is cheaper... So, based on everything I just mentioned, here are:

Michigan's Top Ten Cheapest Places To Live for 2021 (according to homesnacks.com)

MICHIGAN'S 10 CHEAPEST PLACES TO LIVE FOR 2021

 

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Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in Michigan using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com.

On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.

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