I've heard a time or two, "It's not too expensive to live in Lansing." According to a new list from, Lansing is the top spot on the list ranking small to mid size cities.

Each of the cities that made the list all had to have culture, education, and other factors to make them livable as well as affordable. For Lansing, the website noted that rent averages $734, well below the national average. Unemployment is lower than the national average. And the median home price is $89,190, compared to 206,300 for the rest of the country. Lansing is the only Michigan community to make the 2018 list.

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