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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In North Dakota 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Devils Lake, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,299
85
  • Valley City, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,615
74
  • Wahpeton, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,844
79
  • Jamestown, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,441
  • I've been living in Jamestown for 8 years and have fallen in love with the small-town feel and nice neighbors and friendly suburban neighborhoods. I and my kids have enjoyed the parks, shops and…[read more]
73
  • Grand Forks, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,831
  • As a person who came here with a positive attitude, my daily interactions with the people and area quickly shut that down. There isn't anything to do or see. Attractions would get a zero but it wasn't an…[read more]
74
  • Mandan, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,613
  • I recently moved out of Mandan, ND, and I found it to be a nice town to live in for a while. Mandan, ND is located across the river from New Brunswick, and so it is one of the few placed in North Dakota…[read more]
80
  • Fargo, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 115,950
  • I've lived in ND my whole life, been in Fargo 10 years. Fargo is definitely the best city in ND to be in, but that isn't saying much. I very much believe everything is a matter of perspective, but this…[read more]
90
  • West Fargo, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,557
  • What I like most about West Fargo is the atmosphere, I think it has to be the most inclusive and friendliest if any towns I’ve ever lived. The community itself is also extremely diverse, with the added…[read more]
80
  • Bismarck, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 68,981
  • I live in Bismarck North Dakota and love it all that the city has to offer from the zoo to the restaurants. I moved here because, I wanted to live in a city that offers a little bit of everything for me…[read more]
78
  • Dickinson, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,985
  • I experienced great memories while living in Dickinson North Dakota. The city is a suburb in Stark County. Dickinson North Dakota is close to Billings. My family and I experienced a multitude of…[read more]
71
  • Minot, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,338
  • While Minot, ND might be cold most of the winter, there are some positive things about living in the city. I have lived here for two years. I moved to be closer to my father so that I could take care of…[read more]
68
  • Williston, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,902
  • Williston is a place that I've called home for many years and plan to call it home for many more. Too many things have been said about growth and yet this city still breaks all of the odds. To have it's…[read more]
60
  • Minot AFB, ND
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,964
  • The base itself feels very safe with little crime. It has a library, a gas station, a commissary, a store, a couple little restaurants, and a small clinic. There isn't very much to do around here…[read more]

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

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