Another top ten list

CBS Money Watch lists the ten cheapest cities to live in.  Memphis comes in at number five.  I seem to recall Beale Street being a bit costly, myself.

10 cheapest places to live in the U.S.
Memphis, America's fifth-least expensive city according to the Cost of Living Index, has a population of 652,050, based on the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. With an index of 86, the cost of living in Memphis is up a tenth of a point from a year ago. 
Market prices in Memphis, Tenn.-- 
  • Half-gallon of milk - $2.29 
  • Monthly rent - $711 
  • Home price - $193,834 
  • Gallon of gas - $3.401 
  • Haircut - $13.20 
  • Movie ticket - $8.93 
  • Bottle of wine - $9.17 


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