Ranked: The Cheapest States To Live In America

8. Mississippi

People say that Mississippi should be called the Magnolia State or the Hospitality State. It is the home of affordable housing in the country, and Southern hospitality awaits you in the state. Just throw some steaks on the grill, and you will see that they cost about 50% less in Jackson than their actual cost in New York. In New Hampshire, Manchester, a bottle of wine would cost you about $14, whereas it is less than $10 in Mississippi.

2019 Cost of Living Score: 50/50

Most Expensive Area: Jackson

Average Home Price: $272,509

Half Gallon of Milk: $2.90

Ribeye Steak: $9.73

Monthly Energy Bill: $127.10

Doctor Visit: $91.27