Last year, it was reported on the fact that Florida has not just one, but two of the best cities to retire on a fixed budget, according to a study from Now, in searching for more affordable living spots throughout the U.S., it appears Florida also has two the best cities to live on $1,500 – or even less – a month, whether you’re retired or not. Surprised? We’ll explain.

The staff at has conducted a study to find the best cities in the U.S. to live on a budget of $1,500 a month. “Realistically, living on a budget of $1,500 a month is possible, you just need to be in the right place,” they state in the study. “We’ve compiled 30 cities in the United States where citizens can keep their total monthly expenditures down to $1500 or less. Don’t confuse affordability with boring, though. These cities still have plenty to keep you entertained and enjoying life.”

So, which Florida cities made the cut? Well, there are two. One is about 90 minutes north of Tampa. This article was originally written by Beasley Detroit staffer Anne Erickson.

Here’s the list of the 10 Cheapest Places To Live In Florida, To see how you can live for $1,500 month, find the full list below.

  • Davenport, Iowa

  • Lawton, Oklahoma

  • Tallahassee, Florida

    If you want to continue to enjoy warm weather and palm trees on a budget, Tallahassee, Florida has earned itself a spot on our list here.

  • El Paso, Texas

  • Lansing, Michigan

  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • Odessa, Texas

  • St. Cloud, Minnesota

  • Lorain, Ohio

  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Lynchburg, Virginia

  • Grand Forks, North Dakota

  • Bloomington, Illinois

  • Lubbock, Texas

  • Akron, Ohio

  • Minot, North Dakota

  • Terre Haute, Indiana

  • Abilene, Texas

  • Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Waterloo, Iowa

  • Lake Charles, Louisiana

  • Amarillo, Texas

  • Muncie, Indiana

  • Springfield, Missouri

  • Ocala, Florida

    The cost of living is 16.2% lower than the national average, says So, you CAN live in the Sunshine State on a budget. There’s some nice golf there, too.

  • Evansville, Indiana

  • Shreveport, Louisiana

  • Winston Salem, North Carolina

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