Hoosier Cities 'Lowest Cost of Living' List

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Fort Wayne ranks first for low cost of living. (photo courtesy Greater Fort Wayne Inc.) Fort Wayne ranks first for low cost of living. (photo courtesy Greater Fort Wayne Inc.)
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Three communities top a national list of Cities with the Lowest Cost of Living in America. Niche.com, a site that focuses on public data on schools and neighborhoods, ranks four Indiana cities in the top 20.

The site bases the rankings on factors including consumer price index and access to affordable housing, using data from the U.S. Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can see the full rankings by clicking here.

The top 20 are:

1. Fort Wayne, Indiana
2. Evansville, Indiana
3. South Bend, Indiana

4. Topeka, Kansas
5. Toledo, Ohio
6. Wichita, Kansas
7. Akron, Ohio
8. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
9. Davenport, Iowa
10. Springfield, Illinois
11. Rochester, Minnesota
12. Dayton, Ohio
13. Springfield, Missouri
14. Wichita Falls, Texas
15. Kansas City, Kansas
16. Odessa, Texas
17. Cleveland, Ohio
18. Indianapolis, Indiana
19. Abilene, Texas
20. Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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