Second-best city for cheapskates: Pueblo, Colo.
Cost of living: 16.6% below U.S. average
Live in Pueblo and you'll have plenty of cash left over to buy some of Colorado's newly legalized marijuana, as the city boasts the ninth-lowest housing costs of any community that CCER analyzed.
Expect to pay 28.1% below the U.S. average for rent or mortgage if you move to Pueblo, which is some 100 miles south of Denver.
The city's 106,000 residents also benefit from 20.5% below-average costs for miscellaneous items -- the second-lowest level nationwide -- and pay the 21st-cheapest prices for health care (14.1% under the U.S. average). Locals also save 11.6% over what's typical for groceries and 1.1% on utilities and transportation.