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The 10 best states for physician cost of living 2023


Which states have the lowest cost of living?

A high cost of living can turn what seems like a dream place to practice into a nightmare.

To give more insight into which states are the least expensive to live and work in, we present our rankings. These are the 10 states with the lowest cost of living for anyone running a physicians practice.

This ranking was based on the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center, which itself based its ratings on averaging the indices of cities and metropolitan areas in each state.

Want to see the rest of our rankings?

Best states complete list, 50-41, 40-31, 30-21, 20-11, 10-1

How we got our results

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