2) Big Island of Hawai’i, Hawaii
When people think of islands in the United States, Hawaii is likely the first to come to mind, but it might not seem like the most affordable place in the world to live. Contrary to belief, the Big Island of Hawai’i has several cities in which you can find your next home at a reasonable price. The cost of living in Pahoa, Hawaii is higher than the rest of the United States however, it has been considered one of the best places in the world to live. A four bedroom and two bathroom house in Pahoa can be found on sources such as Craigslist for approximately $2000 per month, while a home in decent shape can be purchased for just under $300,000. There are also many lots available on the island for those who wish to build on top of them, and those are priced as low as $10,000 for 12,000 square feet of land.