Ranked: The Cheapest States To Live In America

3. Kansas

If it is Manhattan, Kansas, an apartment can go for as low as $800 per month. Kansas is considered as the Sunflower State, and you will find the place amazing and affordable. Per pound, ground beef is $3.79, about 45% less than its cost in New York. You will pay only about $88 if you visit a dentist in Manhattan, Kansas, compared to about $125 that will be paid for the same service in the Big Apple.

2019 Cost of Living Score: 45/50

Most Expensive Area: Manhattan

Average Home Price: $311,911

Half Gallon of Milk: $1.39

Ribeye Steak: $11.04

Monthly Energy Bill: $179.18

Doctor Visit: $89.50