Dayton named one of most affordable cities by Forbes

Dayton has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the most affordable places to live in the country.

Great news for the Gem City!

The Midwest, and Ohio in particular, fared well with Cincinnati (No. 5), Dayton (No. 8), Columbus (No. 10) and Akron (No. 15).

Birmingham, Ala., topped the list.

The rankings:

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1. Birmingham, Ala.

2. Knoxville, Tenn.

3. Buffalo, N.Y.

4. Oklahoma City, Okla.

5. Cincinnati, Ohio

6. Memphis, Tenn.

7. St. Louis, Mo.

8. Dayton, Ohio

9. Indianapolis, Ind.

10. Columbus, Ohio and Detroit, Mich. (tie)

11. Colorado Springs, Colo.

12. Greenville, S.C.

13. Louisville, Ky.

14. Warren, Mich.

15. Akron, Ohio

16. Grand Rapids, Mich.

17. McAllen, Texas

18. Tulsa, Okla.

19. Austin, Texas

20. San Antonio, Texas

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