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Here Are The 10 Cheapest Yet Greatest Places To Live In North Carolina

North Carolina has always been a fairly reasonable state to live in. We enjoy beautiful scenery, all four seasons, and plenty of outdoor activities…all for a moderate price. But, it seems a lot of people are starting to catch on and move here-increasing the population, the need for housing, and the cost of living.

As rent (the average rent rate in Charlotte is now over $1000) and housing prices rise…a lot of young families and even those who just want to live within their means are leaving the cities and heading for small towns or suburbs.

But where should you go? Luckily, a website called Area Vibes does the work for you. They use a special algorithm and consider factors like livability (0-100), amenities, cost of living, crime (or safety rating), education, employment, housing…even weather (on a scale of A-F). But these are all things you usually consider when making a big move.

I used their site to find the most affordable places to live in North Carolina. Places that still have a great safety record and access to all the things you’ll possibly need.

And there you have it, the ten most affordable places in North Carolina, that are still safe, and fun to live in. If you want to see my exact data click here. 

Do you live in any of these towns? Think your town should have made the list? Where do you think is the most affordable place to live in North Carolina? Tell us in the comments!

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com