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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Kentucky 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score68
  • Williamsburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,263
64
  • Corbin, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,306
63
  • Monticello, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,116
70
  • Central City, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,895
60
  • Middlesborough, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,842
74
  • Madisonville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,615
78
  • Flatwoods, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,358
62
  • Russellville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,998
75
  • Henderson, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,870
70
  • Leitchfield, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,850
67
  • Campbellsville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,329
71
  • Lebanon, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,604
62
  • Cynthiana, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,376
64
  • Westwood, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,215
71
  • Owensboro, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,685
  • I have lived in Owensboro, KY for a few years now. While it does have a few drawbacks I love the beautiful parks, the weather and the Fine Arts Museum. This city is on the banks of the Ohio River. I have
66
  • Ashland, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,294
68
  • Glasgow, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,338
64
  • Mayfield, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,078
  • I do not advise any person or business to live or start a business in the city limits of Mayfield, Kentucky. The City of Mayfield's Code Enforcement Department is crazy. Here is just a small sample of
65
  • Harrodsburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,409
63
  • Shively, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,625
63
  • Somerset, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,415
63
  • Franklin, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,706
67
  • Princeton, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,215
71
  • Dayton, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,385
66
  • Covington, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,766
64
  • Maysville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,883
60
  • Hazard, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,383
67
  • Paris, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,836
68
  • London, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,111
69
  • Mount Sterling, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,136
65
  • Paducah, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,010
64
  • Winchester, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,395
  • Winchester used to be a nice place, but between some very violent crimes that have taken place, a rampant drug problem, the city is run down, and downtown has so many prostitutes. The local government
72
  • Bardstown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,026
  • Moved here in 2002. I wish I had known then what I know now! Rated best small town in America. Are they kidding me? Take my advice, save yourself the headache and stress and don't even consider moving
74
  • Lawrenceburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,081
63
  • Radcliff, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,806
67
  • Frankfort, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,598
  • Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky and the beautiful home of many outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, camping, historical museums, bring the kids and enjoy everything Frankfort has to
58
  • Oak Grove, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,487
58
  • Hopkinsville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,442
  • Ok place to retire or raise a family as long as you stay away from the bad neighborhoods. Very small town, everybody knows everybody. Not the best
64
  • Newport, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,321
71
  • Hillview, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,688
67
  • Berea, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,667
65
  • Richmond, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,583
66
  • Shepherdsville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,869
75
  • Danville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,645
71
  • Bellevue, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,879
77
  • Versailles, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,091
64
  • Erlanger, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,565
67
  • Elsmere, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,488
68
  • Bowling Green, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,824
  • When living in Bowling Green I was very amazed by many things there. Every place has its ups and downs but this place has a lot of ups! The attractions in Bowling Green had to be some of the best. One
69
  • Nicholasville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,249

Finding an affordable place to live in Kentucky 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 Kentucky that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Kentucky. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Kentucky.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Kentucky with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Kentucky, 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 Kentucky, 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.