One of many college towns on this list, the home of the University of Georgia enjoys a high ranking on the Milken Institute’s Job and Economic Growth Index, and a 6.9% unemployment rate, well below the U.S. average of 8.5%. On top of Georgia’s favorable tax climate and weather, home price average just $130,000, below the U.S. average of $164,000. Cost of living mirrors the national average.
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