Your wage can spread very thin when you choose to live in a cosmopolitan city, but it is not impossible to live in the urban sprawl on any salary. In a recent study by, they revealed the most affordable places to live, comparing the value of homes and the ratio of salary. The cities below offer a great quality of life, good healthcare, and plentiful activities — all at an affordable cost. Check out the top 25 US cities to live in where your paychecks will stretch the farthest!