Springdale, Arkansas Ranked in Top 10 of Most Affordable U.S. Cities

An annual cost of living study ranks the Springdale Metro in its top 10 list measuring affordability.

The year-end report for 2012 that ranks the most expensive and most affordable metros in the country lists Springdale as the sixth most affordable in the county. This is the second straight year Springdale has made the Top 10.

The ranking, conducted by the Council for Community and Economic Research, measures regional differences in the cost of various goods and services.

The index is based on the costs of housing, utilities, grocery items, transportation, health care and miscellaneous goods and services.

Least Expensive Metros:
1. Harlingen, TX
2. McAllen, TX
3. Norman, OK
4. Ardmore, OK
5. Memphis, TN
7. Wichita Falls, TX
8. Muskogee, OK
9. Pueblo, CO
10. Ashland, OH

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