No matter where you end up in South Carolina, you can be sure of two things: the food will be epic and the affordability will be shocking.
You can stroll through the streets of Charleston on a haunted ghost tour, cheer on the Gamecocks during a football game in Columbia, and hit the beaches in Hilton Head or Myrtle Beach. You can eat some ridiculously good peaches and have your fill of local breweries. But which cities in the Palmetto State are the best for your wallet?
For affordable places to live in the Greenville area, Mauldin is the place to be. HomeSnacks recently updated their list of the “10 Cheapest Places to Live in South Carolina,” and Mauldin made the list, coming in at number four, one spot higher than its rank at number five in 2018. HomeSnacks used different data to compare cities and determine where the most affordable places to live are, including income, home price, and rent. Mauldin has grown tremendously over the years, from a population of around 15,000 in 2000 to an estimated 25,000 in 2015. The median income in Mauldin comes in at $65,539 and the median home value is $153,700 for 2019. HomeSnacks also keeps track of other factors such as safety, education, job availability, and more. This is the fourth year that HomeSnacks has ranked the cheapest places to live in South Carolina.
HomeSnacks combines recent data from the Census, FBI, OpenStreetMaps, and dozens of other sources into bite-sized studies to help their readers understand what it’s like to live in different communities across the country. The website has professionally ranked cities, neighborhoods, counties, and states across America for over three years. To learn more about HomeSnacks, please visit HomeSnacks.net.