I was born and raised in the land of ten thousand lakes. It's a spectacular place to live. While I could certainly do without all the snow, there are still a ton of reasons to love it.

I mean, I'll take the winter over the massive snakes, crocodiles, sharks, and the slew of venomous spiders other states have, am I right?

Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth

Minnesota is consistently named one of the best states in the country - four prominent seasons, great schools, good health care, lots of outdoor activities, just to name a few perks. And it turns out, it's also a pretty affordable state to live in too.

Related: The Minnesota Counties With The Highest Property Taxes.

So, where's the most affordable place to live in Minnesota? We'll jump to that soon, but first, for reference, the median home sale in Minnesota is $353,000. See how that compares with the prices in these eight cities. Plus, keep scrolling to see a peek inside Minnesota's most expensive home. 

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We'll also take a look at renting costs for those that are not quite ready to bite the homeowner bullet, but are still curious about the cost of living in these cities.

The 8 Most Affordable Cities to Live in Minnesota

Whether you're looking to rent or buy, this is a must-see list of the most affordable cities to live in Minnesota.

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If you want to read the full article, click here. It was put together by Redfin. They took a little deeper dive into each city and share the median household income and the cost per square foot in each place.

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A Peek Inside Minnesota's Most Expensive House

This stunner just had a massive price drop in March of a million dollars. It's now listed for $13,750,000.

Gallery Credit: Samm Adams