The Community of Economic Research just released it's annual list of the cheapest cities in America, and Texas has the top 3 towns ! At #1 is the city of Harlingen, where the cost of living index is 81.1 on an index of 100. In Harlingen, the cost of a 2 bedroon, 2 bath apartment costs only $642 dollars a month and the average cost of a 16 ounce T-bone steak is only $8.14. At #2 is Wichita Falls, Texas, and at #3 is McAllen, Texas. On the other end of the spectrum, Manhattan, New York is the most expensive place to live in the US. where that same 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment goes for $3,547 a month. Listed below, are the Top 10 cheapest cities to live in America.

#1 - Harlingen, Texas

#2 - Wichita, Texas

#3 - McAllen, Texas

#4 - Muskogee, Oklahoma

#5 - Norman, Oklahoma

#6 - Fayetteville, Arkansas

#7 - Memphis, Tennessee

#8 - Ardmore, Oklahoma

#9 - Springfield, Illinois

#10 - San Marcos, Texas