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En español | They say everything's bigger in Texas … except maybe the cost of a comfortable life. Three cities in the Lone Star State — San Antonio, Houston and Austin — are among the top 10 most affordable cities, according to a new study by Forbes.com.
|Cost-of-Living Rank||Unemployment Rank||Housing Costs Rank|
|1. Oklahoma City, Okla.
|2. Pittsburgh, Pa.
|3. Buffalo, N.Y.||16||9||3|
|4. Rochester, N.Y.||25||1||8|
|5. Nashville, Tenn.||3||23||11|
|6. San Antonio, Texas
|7. Houston, Texas
|8. Louisville, Ky.||2||37||4|
|9. Birmingham, Ala.||5||26||14|
|10. Austin, Texas||15||6||25|
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Sid Kirchheimer writes about health and consumer issues.