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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Arizona 2018

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  • New Kingman-Butler, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,566
  • New Kingman Butler, AZ is a very affordable town with lots of sun and Vitamin D to go around. You can expect it to typically be in the 80s every summer and the winters are mild; the weather will never
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  • Golden Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,404
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  • Guadalupe, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,172
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  • Chinle, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,420
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  • Coolidge, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,073
  • Living in Coolidge, Arizona provides me with a very basic lifestyle. This is a small-town ad the people in the community are great, but there is not a lot here for anyone really to do. I think that this
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  • Douglas, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,764
  • The town of Douglas, Arizona provides me with the basis, but I would not want to raise a family here. Living in Douglas, Arizona has been okay for me as I do not have children. The local school system
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  • Summit, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,240
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  • South Tucson, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,627
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  • Eloy, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,128
  • Eloy, AZ is a pretty decent place to live. I should know, I've called it home for 14 years now. It is without a doubt one of the best areas in the state because the crime rate is very low which is a rare
75
  • Apache Junction, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,775
  • I just loved living in Apache Junction, Arizona. As part of the Phoenix metro area, Apache Junction is a community of approximately 38,000 people located just outside of Mesa, Arizona. Like every city in
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  • Flowing Wells, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,601
  • I do not regret living in Flowing Wells AZ, and I take pride in being a resident. It is a city that has so much to offer and consists of a diverse range of parks. These parks offer fishing, hiking and
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  • Arizona City, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,489
  • I've lived in Arizona City, AZ and it's arguably one of the best places to reside. The city is on the US/Mexican border. It has a beautiful scenery during the sunset, multiple locations for shopping and
70
  • Bullhead City, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,653
  • Bullhead City is a very nice town and have much to offer. I enjoying boating, fishing and more on the Colorado River. Night life is very exciting. I am in adobehighlandsapartments.com and very satisfied
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  • Three Points, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,124
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  • Nogales, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,355
  • I lived in Nogales for a little while but wasn't too impressed with the place. There isn't much to do here when it comes to working or having fun and you'll probably spend a lot of your time being bored
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  • Florence, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,221
  • Yes, it's hot. Days begin breaking the 100° mark in March. But don't let the number scare you: It's a dry heat, which means that while the intensity is there, it's really not as noticeable when compared
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  • Tuba City, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,221
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  • Avra Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,606
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  • Kingman, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,586
  • Kingman Arizona is a great place to live, and if you have friends who will be visiting soon, there are lots of attractions you take them to in the city. Here are some of the locations that you can use to
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  • Globe, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Winslow, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,539
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  • Holbrook, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,011
  • If you like CRIME, a Crooked Apathetic (barely educated) Local government, , you like Tijuana style law that will shake you down for your dollar, an Injustice local court , high unemployment, a feeling
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  • Casa Grande, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,571
  • I stayed with my grandparents in Casa Grande for three years during my college days. The city's close proximity to Tucson and Phoenix offers all residents of Casa Grande an easy access to these twin
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  • Bisbee, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,330
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  • Somerton, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,866
  • In my opinion, this city does not have, much to offer and there is a low income per capita. It is hard to find work and it difficult to locate housing. I find it hard to survive because the employment
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  • San Luis, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,118
  • I was living in San Luis briefly. It is right up against the Mexico border and not too far from Yuma. There's actually a surprising amount of things you can do here in San Luis, and it's an enjoyable
57
  • Page, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,532
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  • Cottonwood, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,598
  • I totally love it here; it is a small historic desert mountain city within Yavapai County. Most of the aged homes have a Victorian Vintage layout. The housing is expensive and the average salary in this
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  • Rio Rico, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,589
  • Rio Rico Arizona is a unique place. While maintaining the beauty of the land, this city is known for its luxurious qualities. I love that you can experience a royal lifestyle while soaking in the
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  • Picture Rocks, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,562
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  • Tucson Estates, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,747
  • I have lived in Tuscon Estates, Arizona for the majority of my life and I can't think of a better place to live! There are plenty of different things to do, people are really friendly, and you can
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  • Drexel Heights, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,281
  • Drexel Heights is a small city south of Tuscon. It is affordable to live here but it can be very uneventful. There isn't a lot to do in Drexel Heights unless you like spending time outdoors. Tuscon
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  • Fort Mohave, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,230
  • In the beautiful Southwestern United States, high temperatures and dry climate conditions are the everyday norms. The rewards of putting up with this type of environment are beautiful sunsets, smaller
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  • Lake Montezuma, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,227
  • Access to amenities and commercial entertainment (including dining, night life, and amusement) are all within 15 to 30 minute drives. It's the place for you if you like trails, ancient ruins, national
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  • Camp Verde, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,096
  • Camp Verde is a small town in Yavapai County in Arizona. It is a rural area that I've lived in for a while now. The town has great schools with really good employers on staff; therefore, parents find it
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  • Tolleson, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,985
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  • Tucson, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 527,586
  • High crime and limited opportunities. Terrible summer weather - don't fall for the old "it's a dry heat" argument. The whole town is seasonal because everyone wants to leave by June due to the said "dry
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  • Yuma, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 93,704
  • Ugh. What can I say that is positive? Well, moved here in July 2016 and it has been a tough place to become accustomed to. If you are not working/involved with the military, agriculture, medical or
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  • Chino Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,015
  • I’ve lived in Chino Valley, AZ for a little more than 4 years. I must say that this is one of the more expensive areas in AZ as oppose to other cities such as Phoenix and Kingsman. I love living here
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  • Safford, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,616
  • Today I tried to join a neighborhood watch program but was stopped by a protection order and something a supposed best friend did to me month's ago.Unless your Mormon or know someone don't expect any
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  • Glendale, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 239,943
  • Glendale, AZ is overpopulated and run down. There are a lot of shopping centers in the area, however they are the same stores on every corner. The environment is not aesthetically appealing and there are
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  • Verde Village, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,287
  • I lived in Verde Village for a total of 3 whole years. The living cost weren’t bad at all. I had a decent paying job and still had money left over after paying the rent and other bills for the month.
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  • Mesa, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 470,456
  • Justice for Daniel Shaver. Look him up. Seriously, don't come to this town. The police shoot innocent people here and get away with it. It was cold blooded murder of an innocent man with no
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  • Fortuna Foothills, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,826
  • I experienced a true desert oasis while living in Fortuna Foothills Arizona. It is a thriving desert city, which is a part of Yuma County. The area has really grown over the past 10 years, including new
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  • Catalina, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,465
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  • Prescott Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,070
  • The place is cool if you stay to yourself. Most people seem to stay to themselves. there is a huge retiree population here with the VA hospital and another good hospital in town. There is no bus
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  • Snowflake, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,643
  • Snowflake is a delightful town. Strong influences from the Pioneer West, Old Mexico, Navajo, Hopi and White Mountain Apache. Very strong schools, patriotic, safe at all hours. The community is committed
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  • Valencia West, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,247
  • Just south of Tucson, AZ right off of W. Ajo Hwy, it's a nice and calm small town with tons of sun and hot days. It's easy to get onto I-86 and ride right into Tucson for work. It's also a fairly short
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  • Youngtown, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,563
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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,555,324
  • Thris used to be a nice place to live but know its got 95% of the people are bad very very rude people ellgel immtrion is the worst in the courty they care more about them then the,people,paying taxes

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

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