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Let’s face it, nobody wants to spend all their money on rent. However, there are some cities in the United States that you can rent an apartment for a lot less than the national average. In fact, if you want to live close to certain metro areas without breaking the bank, some of these options can be exceptionally worthwhile. Check out our list of the top 50 cheapest places to rent and see how your apartment stacks up.

CityStateAverage Rent
Dade CityFL$272.00
PaceFL$309.00
LawtonOK$355.00
HaysvilleKS$405.00
LoganUT$430.00
Fort SmithAR$433.14
Siloam SpringsAR$447.50
BrentwoodPA$450.00
WilsonNC$460.00
BoardmanOH$469.00
WhitehallOH$479.67
DecaturIL$500.00
MaumeeOH$500.00
UticaNY$500.00
Saint CloudMN$510.00
Penn HillsPA$515.00
AustintownOH$519.33
CovingtonTN$523.00
AmberleyOH$525.00
HendersonKY$528.25
LowellAR$530.00
SouthgateKY$530.00
EnonOH$531.00
KilleenTX$539.75
Flat RockMI$544.00
GroveportOH$549.00
Chesterfield TownshipMI$550.00
HollyMI$550.00
RiversideMO$550.00
SpringfieldMO$550.54
YpsilantiMI$552.05
BentonvilleAR$558.00
ToledoOH$561.10
MiddletownOH$562.00
JoplinMO$562.50
PuebloCO$566.66
SycamoreIL$569.00
ReynoldsburgOH$573.88
North ChicagoIL$575.00
Rocky MountNC$575.00
Cedar RapidsIA$576.25
SpringdaleAR$579.75
BixbyOK$580.00
ErlangerKY$580.00
HickoryNC$580.00
RavennaOH$580.00
HamiltonOH$580.50
MolineIL$581.33
Garfield HeightsOH$582.50
AltonIL$583.00
The following data has been gathered from Apartmentguide.com and Rent.com active listings in the month of November 2016. The average entry price for each city has been taken from 1 bedroom units. Units that had prices lower than 200 were excluded.

When it comes to cheap apartments to rent, the great state of Ohio comes in first place with 13 out of 50 of the least expensive rents in the country. Coming in at a tie for second place are Arkansas and Illinois with 5 cities each, with Michigan coming in a close third place.

It’s surprising how cheap renting an apartment can be if you know where to target. How does rent in your area stack up against these? Would you ever consider moving to one of these towns just to save a few bucks? Let us know below!

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Kari Lloyd has been a freelance writer for over 15 years. A Chicago native and recent transplant to Atlanta, Kari spent 10 years living in London, UK where she worked as a music journalist and restaurant reviewer.

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