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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Alabama 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score63
  • Hamilton, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,784
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  • Tarrant, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,271
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  • Opp, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,635
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  • Ozark, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,721
  • Its a cesspool of the highest degree. Authorities are incredibly corrupt, inbred and backward. The crime is outrageous for a town of its size. Ozark is located in the southeast corner of AL (an area know
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  • Roanoke, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,987
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  • Bessemer, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,856
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  • Attalla, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,934
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  • Gadsden, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,235
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  • Midfield, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,260
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  • Birmingham, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 212,424
  • I am very grateful for the return of tourists, to our beautiful Birmingham, from the April and September tornadoes that cut a swath through many of our neighborhoods. Birmingham, Alabama is within the
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  • Lanett, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,454
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  • Andalusia, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,042
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  • Selma, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,650
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  • Sheffield, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,067
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  • Fairfield, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,937
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  • Talladega, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,793
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  • Childersburg, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,062
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  • Daleville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,160
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  • Russellville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,804
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  • Prichard, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,340
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  • Tuskegee, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,050
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  • Sylacauga, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,696
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  • Valley, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,439
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  • Greenville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,896
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  • Tuscumbia, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,506
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  • Saks, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,777
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  • Center Point, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,711
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  • Demopolis, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,167
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  • Tallassee, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,657
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  • Anniston, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,441
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  • Fort Payne, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,101
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  • Hueytown, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,797
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  • Eufaula, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,688
  • The town was alright for us when we were a quiet couple expecting our first child. We had to travel over an hour to do much of anything, but that didn't seem too bad. Now that our kids are school age
51
  • Atmore, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,067
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  • Decatur, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,419
  • Outside of Huntsville, Alabama, is a little town I call home; Decatur. My family still resides in this small town and when I visit I am overwhelmed with the southern charm the city boasts. While you
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  • Clanton, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,730
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  • Brewton, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,435
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  • Forestdale, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,679
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  • Boaz, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,639
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  • Glencoe, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,122
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  • Monroeville, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,203
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  • Florence, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,938
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  • Hartselle, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,475
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  • Chickasaw, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,955
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  • Jasper, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,137
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  • Alexander City, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,859
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  • Jackson, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,002
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  • Athens, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,461
  • It's cheap to live here, yup, that's the highlight! Nothing much to do here, including restaurants to eat at or places to shop (Walmart?). Madison and Huntsville are within an hour to do real shopping
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  • Cullman, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,156
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  • Montgomery, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 201,717
  • My home has been in Montgomery, AL for almost three years. I moved from New York, so there is a big difference in the people and the environment. There is a lot more history that you can see in

Finding an affordable place to live in Alabama is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Alabama that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Alabama. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Alabama.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Alabama with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Alabama, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Alabama, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.