Georgia City Named The 'Cheapest' Place To Live In The State

By Sarah Tate

May 28, 2024

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Finding a place to settle down and call home can be influenced by a variety of factors, with price arguably being one of if not the most important variable for many families searching for their forever home. While homes in some major cities come with a higher price tag, there are plenty of nearby towns and suburbs that won't be as hard on your wallet.

According to a list compiled by HomeSnacks, which analyzed census data on home prices, rents and incomes, the cheapest place to live in Georgia is Waynesboro, a small city outside of Augusta with a median home price of $149,567, median rent of $724 and median income of $41,932. Here's what the site had to say about the most affordable place to live in the state:

"With a median home value of $149,567 and a median rent of $724, the cost of living is quite low compared to other cities in Georgia. The overall cost of living in Waynesboro is also 20% lower than the national average, making it an ideal location for budget-conscious individuals and families. Despite its affordability, Waynesboro still offers a high quality of life. The city has easy access to nearby amenities, including the Augusta metropolitan area."

These are the 10 cheapest places to live in Georgia, according to HomeSnacks:

  1. Waynesboro
  2. Swainsboro
  3. Americus
  4. LaFayette
  5. Camilla
  6. Fort Valley
  7. Thompson
  8. Eastman
  9. Sylvester
  10. Moultrie

Read up on the full list of Georgia's cheapest places to live at homesnacks.com. You can also check out our previous coverage of the Georgia town named among the "most affordable" mountain towns in the country.

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