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Forbes Lists Detroit, Warren Among Most Affordable Cities In U.S.

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DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Detroit may not be the most affordable city in the country, but it’s on the short list.

Forbes magazine ranked the nation’s most affordable cities and came up with a top-20 list. The Midwest dominated the list — 11 of the 20 are in the Heartland, although Buffalo, N.Y., was considered most affordable.

Detroit and Toledo tied for the number 11 spot. Warren was ranked number 10; and Grand Rapids came in at number 7.

The criteria included housing affordability and other factors such as food, utilities, gas, transportation and medical expenses.

New York City and Honolulu tied for the least affordable cities.

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