6 NC places make the 150 cleap places to live rich, including Raleigh

Forbes’ 150 cheap places to live rich – Lifehacker

as a freelance knowledge worker–where you sell your time–is extremely
tough in high-priced joints like New York, California or Washington,
especially if you are the sole family breadwinner. It is cruelly
difficult to generate enough income to make your $4,000 per month
mortgage payments, keep the cars and professional wardrobes up, take
clients to dinner, maybe send the kids to private schools and try to
save money.

List compiled from Forbes’ “150 Cheap Places To Live Rich”

Bohemian Bargains

Buffalo, NY
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Dayton, OH
Denver, CO
Grand Rapids, MI
Hartford, CT
Indianapolis, IN
Kansas City, MO
Louisville, KY
Memphis, TN
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Nashville, TN
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, OR
Providence, RI
Raleigh, NC
Rochester, NY
Sacramento, CA
St Louis, MO
St Paul, MN
Tampa, FL
Wichita, KS

Happy Hootervilles

Baraboo, WI
Bardstown, KY
Bisbee, AZ
Douglas, GA
Durant, OK
East Stroudsburg, PA
Eufaula, AL
Fairhope, AL
French Lick, IN
Gillette, WY
Grants Pass, OR
Greencastle, IN
Hammond, LA
Hendersonville, NC
Lebanon, NH
Liberal, KS
Marble Falls, TX
McCall, ID
Moorefield, WV
Moses Lake, WA
Nevada City, CA
Oxford, MS
Philadelphia, MS
Spring Hill, TN
Traverse City, MI

IQ Campuses

Albany, NY
Ames, IA
Amherst, MA
Ann Arbor, MI
Athens, GA
Boulder, CO
Bozeman, MT
Champaign-Urbana, IL
Charlottesville, VA
Columbus, OH
Davis, CA
Eugene, OR
Fargo, ND
Hanover, NH
Huntsville, AL
Iowa City, IA
Ithaca, NY
Knoxville, TN
Lawrence, KS
Logan, UT
Madison, WI
Missoula, MT
Pocatello, ID
State College, PA
Terre Haute, IN

Porch-Swinging Communities

Appleton, WI
Ashland, OR
Billings, MT
Bismarck, ND
Bloomington, IL
Bloomington, IN
Boise, ID
Bowling Green, OH
Cheyenne, WY
Columbia, MO
Corvallis, OR
Des Moines, IA
Dubuque, IA
Enid, OK
Fayetteville, AR
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Grand Forks, ND
Lafayette, IN
Lincoln, NE
Punta Gorda, FL
Rochester, MN
Sioux Falls, SD
Spokane, WA
St Cloud, MN
Yarmouth, MA

Steroid Cities

Austin, TX
Birmingham, AL
Charlotte, NC
Colorado Springs, CO
Flagstaff, AZ
Fort Collins, CO
Fort Worth, TX
Fresno, CA
Gainesville, FL
Greeley, CO
Greenville, NC

Jackson, TN
Laredo, TX
Las Vegas, NV
McAllen, TX
Myrtle Beach, SC
Naples, FL
Orlando, FL
Phoenix, AZ
Provo, UT
Reno, NV
Tucson, AZ
Wilmington, NC
Winston-Salem, NC

Yuma, AZ

Telecommuting Heavens

Albuquerque, NM
Anacortes, WA
Angel Fire, NM
Astoria, OR
Bend, OR
Blacksburg, VA
Brainerd, MN
Branson, MO
Burlington, VT
Clemson, SC
Durango, CO
Freeport, ME
Gatlinburg, TN
Hilton Head, SC
Hot Springs, AR
Mariposa, CA
Michigan City, IN
Moab, UT
Sandpoint, ID
Savannah, GA
Sedona, AZ
Sisters, OR
Stockbridge, MA
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Whitefish, MT