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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Georgia 2020

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  • Swainsboro, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,504
53
  • Cedartown, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,752
55
  • Waynesboro, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,755
60
  • Waycross, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,188
  • It amazes me that the court house is covered in marble but the roads are ridiculously in need of being repaired. Then there's the whole meth drug issue. I know of a place across from me that have an…[read more]
59
  • Statesboro, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,597
  • Never move to Statesboro, Ga. Only for college students but they rip them off take it from me been here 8 months and it's…[read more]
62
  • Folkston, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,210
63
  • LaFayette, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,130
63
  • McRae-Helena, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,763
62
  • Glennville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,137
  • Glennville is an awful town to live in, there are no activities, you have to drive to buy clothes, household goods. Basically it is a dying…[read more]
53
  • Camilla, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,075
  • A very small town, population estimated at about 6,000. Quiet place very little opportunity for careers. Low income, a lot of government housings. Nothing to do for recreation except fishing, and…[read more]
61
  • Thomaston, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,976
55
  • Fairview, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,843
62
  • Lakeview, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,061
58
  • Brunswick, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,997
  • Living in Brunswick is, in a word, incredible. Living here has taught me the importance of having a little history built into your experience of city life and that is exactly the balance that Brunswick…[read more]
52
  • Cordele, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,015
  • As a retired woman, I love living in Cordele GA. Throughout the years, I’ve taken countless trips on the historic SAM Shortline Excursion Train, which normally travels from Veteran’s Park to Americus,…[read more]
59
  • Sylvester, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,108
57
  • Fitzgerald, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,006
61
  • Moultrie, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,457
  • I love Moultrie because we have a lot of unique antique shops which is one of my hobbies. We also are well known for our historic sites including Carnegie Library, James Coleman House, courthouses, and…[read more]
46
  • Americus, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,185
  • I grew up there. It was a nice town back in the 70's. When I go back to visit it is just sad. They have lost most of their former industries. If you want your child to have any chance of being educated…[read more]
62
  • Toccoa, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,374
62
  • Adel, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,304
62
  • Douglas, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,742
  • Living in Douglas, GA will give you city convenience without being right on top of the bigger cities. Douglas is about 2 1/2 hours from Savannah, GA; a little over 3 hours from Atlanta, GA; and a little…[read more]
44
  • Fort Valley, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,975
65
  • Dock Junction, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,822
54
  • Thomson, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,699
57
  • Eatonton, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,496
62
  • Sandersville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,776
52
  • Eastman, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,315
70
  • Country Club Estates, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,301
48
  • Albany, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 75,657
  • Going out during the day is decent. Most of my Albany friends have been in jail or are overcoming addictions. Making the best of bad situation, there are some beautiful antebellum homes here, free range…[read more]
65
  • Jesup, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,145
  • Jesup is a great town on the east side of Georgia. It's not right on the coast, but it's close enough to get a decent beach vacation without being directly .n coastal hurricane danger territory. My…[read more]
60
  • Dublin, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,189
  • I experienced a great stay while living in Dublin Georgia. The city is incorporated in Laurens County. Dublin is near Savannah and Atlanta Georgia. The city was named for Dublin, Ireland. Expenses here…[read more]
61
  • Augusta, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 196,784
  • The reviewers who tried to paint Augusta as a great town are full of crap! The city contains over 90 major street gangs. Most areas are crime infested with poor housing. Not just a few areas but…[read more]
68
  • Commerce, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,601
47
  • Forest Park, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,156
  • I know all it takes it to read one or two reviews and you might want to run from Forest Park. That is for good reason, but it is still good to see some things for yourself. I know this place isn't…[read more]
66
  • Fort Oglethorpe, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,613
70
  • Dalton, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,653
  • Georgia is one of the best states to be in while living in the United States. The culture and the people here make the city so enjoyable and fun to be in. You never know who or what you will see while…[read more]
72
  • Bremen, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,257
  • Bremen has great schools, active park and recreation dept., wonderful library and more.We like the small town that is close to larger town…[read more]
62
  • Garden City, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,889
68
  • Rome, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,340
  • If you like having to always stay armed even in your yard, Rome is your place. If you want sweltering heat and 100% humidity for 9 months out of 12, then Rome’s your place. If you don’t mind battling…[read more]
65
  • Conley, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,397
61
  • Vidalia, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,674
  • While a lot of Southern towns keep the comfortable aesthetic of Gregorian-style buildings stacked next to each other, Vidalia has done a lot of work to renovate the old look. There are a few…[read more]
70
  • Calhoun, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,139
  • While this is a nice enough little community to live in, most of us are growing concerned about the rising crime rate. During the time I've been living in Calhoun, it seems to have risen steadily instead…[read more]
61
  • LaGrange, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,535
  • I've always loved the Atlanta area but it can tough to find the best place to live. There are lots of different cities, each with their own positives and negatives. I was looking for a town with a great…[read more]
57
  • Cairo, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,708
55
  • Valdosta, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 56,717
  • If you're ever in Valdosta Georgia and need counseling don't go to Pathway for Hope counseling. They are not there to help you only to get contracts from dfacs. Their privacy policy is none existent.…[read more]
66
  • Tifton, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,691
  • The best thing about living in Tifton to me is the great attractions the city has to offer. There are many parks, restaurants, and entertainment in Tifton. There are some great places to eat such as the…[read more]
55
  • Bainbridge, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,492
  • Living in Bainbridge, GA means being able to embrace nature while relaxing in southern charm. It's a beautiful town in southern Georgia not too far from the Florida border, and under an hour from…[read more]
62
  • Milledgeville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,146
  • If you love the atmosphere of a traditional city imbued with Southern charm, then Milledgeville may be the perfect location for your new home. I love the beautiful, shady streets of Milledgeville, with…[read more]
62
  • Riverdale, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,812
  • I have lived here in Riverdale Heights for the last 30 years. This is a nice city with nice people.The schools are great. The crime rate is very…[read more]

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

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