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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Vermont 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score47
  • Barre, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,831
67
  • St. Johnsbury, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,153
63
  • Rutland, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,921
  • The worst grueling twenty years of my life was in Rutland. I had jobs where the employers would hire and fire me for no reason, I was in a band called THE HUGE MEMBERS where I was considered baggage…[read more]
66
  • Bennington, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,945
61
  • St. Albans, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,858
65
  • Brattleboro, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,322
60
  • Winooski, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,209
74
  • Montpelier, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,662
  • For a state capital this town sure is lacking - in many areas. First, the roads here are total garbage. If you drive a car (which you will likely need living in rural VT), be prepared to succumb to…[read more]
80
  • Middlebury, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,922
71
  • Burlington, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 42,556
  • Several years ago I went to college in Burlington. The city's setting on beautiful Lake Champlain enhances life there in a big way. Burlington is a green city that meets environmental and ecological…[read more]
78
  • Essex Junction, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,922
77
  • South Burlington, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,704
  • I am a current resident of South Burlington, VT, and have lived in the city for five years. I would overall say my experiences of living in this city are good, but I can't say it is the best town for…[read more]

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

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