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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Maryland 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score60
  • Cumberland, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,290
  • I first went to Cumberland in 1991. I ended up there as a 21 year old hitch-hiker who was passing through. I stayed at the rescue mission, and ended up becoming friends with several people there, who
63
  • Cresaptown, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,002
66
  • Hagerstown, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,325
72
  • Frostburg, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,718
64
  • Halfway, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,072
54
  • Cambridge, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,552
56
  • Salisbury, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,338
  • Rant:The "City" of Salisbury (by population it's counted as a large town) is one of the worst places to live. And the biggest problem is the City Government which loves the word taxes similar to
49
  • Dundalk, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,337
  • I visited Dundalk, MD in the summer of 2008, when my family spent the fourth of July there. I will have to admit that at first when I was told that we were going to spend time there, I was not overly
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  • Baltimore, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 621,000
  • Baltimore is a city that, unfortunately, has another city 45 miles away from it that just so happens to be the capital of the most powerful country in the world. And that city is so much better. But
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  • Brunswick, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,101
55
  • Fruitland, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,151
56
  • Lansdowne, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,365
57
  • Middle River, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,631
55
  • Edgewood, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,303
60
  • Essex, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,955
64
  • Baltimore Highlands, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,546
68
  • Aberdeen, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,361
72
  • Thurmont, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,435
63
  • Chestertown, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,122
50
  • Lochearn, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,878
63
  • Parkville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,562
54
  • Rosedale, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,641
70
  • Taneytown, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,755
65
  • Overlea, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,725
54
  • Elkton, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,687
50
  • Brooklyn Park, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,159
59
  • Milford Mill, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,650
60
  • Woodlawn, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,685
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  • Hampstead, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,352
72
  • Woodlawn CDP (Prince George's County), MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,873
60
  • Riverside, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,226
67
  • Arbutus, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,455
71
  • Westminster, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,665
51
  • Glassmanor, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,608
55
  • Hillcrest Heights, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,178
69
  • Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,811
63
  • Randallstown, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,725
64
  • Reisterstown, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,401
62
  • Rossville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,891
65
  • Robinwood, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,882
61
  • Ocean City, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,041
  • Good place where you can spend your summer time. Recommend for families as there is a bit poor nightlife. Your children will enjoy neverending beach covered with fine white sand. The ocean comes a bit
83
  • Bel Air, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,211
75
  • Easton, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,637
56
  • Bowleys Quarters, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,998
60
  • Joppatowne, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,534
  • This is not a progressive area by any stretch of the imagination. The schools are horrible the worst in Harford county and one of the worst in Maryland. If you are not affiliated with the military
64
  • Edgemere, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,322
63
  • Glen Burnie, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 69,060
  • I lived in Glen Burnie, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County and it can be a great place to live. The sprawling community is about 15 minutes outside Baltimore, and is close to the Chesapeake Bay, a 20 min
61
  • Lexington Park, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,678
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  • Ferndale, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,439
66
  • Garrison, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,551

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

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