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Forbes Names Best and Worst Bang-For-the-Buck Cities

The current economy has most of us in search of a magical land unaffected by high gas prices and the credit crisis. Sadly, there is no magical land, but there are places were you can stretch your dollar a little further than others. Forbes has put together a Best and Worst Bang For the Buck list that takes into account the rank of job-growth projections, inflation, median house price, and median household income, median income and cost of living index, and gas prices.

The Best Value Cities are:

  1. Portland, OR
  2. Denver, CO
  3. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  4. Dallas, TX
  5. Columbus, OH
  6. Charlotte, NC
  7. Houston, TX
  8. Indianapolis, IN
  9. San Antonio, TX
  10. Austin, TX



For the list of America's Worst-Value Cities,

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America's Worst-Value Cities are:

  1. Sacramento, CA
  2. Washington, DC
  3. St. Louis, MO
  4. Milwaukee, WI
  5. New York, NY
  6. Cleveland, OH
  7. Philadelphia, PA
  8. New Orleans, LA
  9. Providence, RI
  10. Los Angeles, CA

Looks like Texas is the place to be. Did your city make the list?

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