The year is coming to a close, and that means it is time to review what life was like in the 'Land of Lakes' in 2021.

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Though some towns are rather affordable in Minnesota, some cities are pricey. conducted a study to evaluate the affordability of Minnesota cities. In conclusion, they created a list of the most costly areas to live in the state.

Before we continue, let's note what data determined the list of expensive towns. 

Researchers at crunched numbers from the US Census in three major areas: median housing costs, median income, and overall cost of living for cities with over 5,000 residents. 

Thankfully, Owatonna, the town I live, isn't on this list, but a few that did make it surprised me. 

(To see the least of most affordable Minnesota cities, click here.)

10 Most Expensive Places To Live In Minnesota

After you check out this list, find out where your town ranks here.

10 Most Affordable Places To Live In Minnesota

It comes as no surprise that the more money you save on living, the more money you have for adventures.

If you'd like to save some cash, live in one of these ten affordable Minnesota towns.

After you check out this list, find out where your town ranks here.

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