So, one of my best friends lives in Oklahoma and she's on the search for a home. She's constantly sending me these ridiculously gorgeous places that, I sh*t you not, would be double the cost in some parts of Minnesota.

Sorry for the language. I'm not bitter about it at all. ;)

BUT, let's be real, would I rather live in Oklahoma where I can get a gorgeous brick home on a clay yard in tornado alley just to save a few (ok, a LOT of) bucks? Yeah, no! (sorry to my friend who's reading this thinking I would say yes - I love you, just not enough to move to OK).

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Sure, there are many places on the map that are significantly more affordable to live than Minnesota, BUT would you want to live there? Let's take a peek at the most affordable states in the country. Spoiler alert, Minnesota did NOT make the cut. Oklahoma IS on the list.

America's 10 Most Affordable States to Live in

Ever consider packing your bags to move to a different part of the country to buy a more affordable house? Before you do, check out this list of the most affordable states to live in AND the pros and cons of each, thanks to Forbes Home.

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So, what you're telling me is no place is perfect? Poo!

Don't worry, if you're a Minnesotan to your core, I also put together a list of the most affordable cities to live in in Minnesota. Regardless if you're looking to rent or buy, this list will help you to find the best spots for you. Click here (or keep scrolling) to check out the most affordable cities and the best places to buy a house.

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The 8 Most Affordable Cities to Live in Minnesota

Whether you're looking to rent or buy, this is a must-see list of the most affordable cities to live in Minnesota.

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The Best Places to Buy a House in Minnesota

Looking to buy a house in the coming year? These are the best cities, townships, and suburbs to plant your roots. 

What things were taken into consideration when determining where's the best place to buy? Public school ratings, if it's good for families, whether it offers outdoor activities, just a name a few.

Here are the best places to buy a house in Minnesota according to Niche.

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