MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Many families look to escape the big city life by heading to a suburb.
A recent study by Movoto Real Estate Blog listed the ’10 Most Affordable Suburbs in America’ where families can get away from large cities without breaking the bank.
Organizers looked at a suburb’s cost of living compared to the national average, cost of food compared to the national average, cost of utilities compared to the national average, housing affordability and property tax rate compared to the national average.
They also took into account state income tax rates compared to the national average and sales tax rates compared to the national average.
Editors looked at data from 139 unique suburban cities and found that a pair in Oklahoma were the most affordable places to live in the country.
Midwest City topped the list by having the most affordable homes in the top 10 and the lowest overall cost of living.
Midwest City was followed by Moore, which editors say has a low-cost of living, especially when it comes to utilities.
They also say home prices were the second-best in the top 10, falling behind Midwest City.
The list of the ’10 Most Affordable Suburbs in America’ is as follows:
- Midwest City, Okla.
- Moore, Okla.
- Cimarron Hills, Colo.
- Pearland, Texas
- Greenwood, Ind.
- Clarksville, Ind.
- Universal City, Texas
- Schertz, Texas
- Fishers, Ind.
- Cibolo, Texas