1/14 St. Louis, Missouri
According to a study by Forbes, St. Louis is one of America's top 10 most affordable cities, with analysis based on median home prices as well as the costs of other daily expenses, including food, utilities, gas, transportation and medical expenses.
The publication reports that over 85 percent of homes in the St. Louis metro area are affordable to families earning the local median income, which is $67,00. The median home sales price in the area is $140,000. The cost of groceries, utilities and transportation are all below the national average too.