The cost of living in the United States will vary depending on which region of the United States that you live in and whether you live in an urban, rural, or suburban area. Many of the numbers that we will explore in this article are based on averages throughout the United States, and you may notice drastic differences in some instances. For example, the Midwest region of the United States (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, etc) will have lower values than those shared in this article; whereas New England’s numbers will be much higher. The university that you are attending can help you determine the amount of money that you need to budget per year for your living costs. All of the numbers in this article are in United States Dollars (USD).
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