This morning, we were discussing the cheapest places to live in the word. Well..what about in Minnesota? I can't imagine anyone wanting to move out of this state. The variety, the people, the activities year round. The ONLY two reasons to leave would be the extreme cold temperatures, and taxes. So where can you live in Minnesota that's super affordable?

According to onlyinyourstate.com, these are the top 10 cities that take the least amount of your money:

  • Albert Lea - The cost of living is 21.1% less than the Minnesota average. The cost of gas in Albert Lea is 6.9% less than the national average. Albert Lea sits in Freeborn county, and it's median property tax is $1127.
  • Austin - The cost of living in Austin, Minnesota is 19.7% less than the national average. It's located in Mower County, and it's median property tax is $948.
  • International Falls - Located in KooChiChing County, the cost of living is 18.8% cheaper than the Minnesota average, which is the 4th lowest in the state.Median property tax is only $641.
  • Thief River Falls - Located in Pennington County. Overall living is 17.9% less than the Minnesota average. Median property tax is $1086.
  • Crookston - The median property tax in this Polk County city is $1354.
  • Redwood Falls - The cost of living is 16% less than the Minnesota state average, and the median property tax is $955.
  • Fergus Falls - The cost of living here is 14.6% less than the national average, and the media property tax is $1046.
  • Hibbing - Hibbings cost of living is 14.6% less than the Minnesota average.
  • Virginia - Located in St. Louis County, Virginia's cost of living is 14.4% less than the Minnesota average. Median property tax is $1102.
  • Fairmount - The cost of living is 13.6% less than the Minnesota average. It sits in Martin County and has a median tax of $800, which is the 8th lowest in Minnesota.