#7: Greeley, Colo.
Population in 2000: 180,926
Population in 2010: 252,825
Ranked No. 13 on Forbes' "Cheapest Places to Live" list, this Northern Colorado city
pulls in newcomers with its excellent schools, first-rate healthcare
facilities and affordable housing options. Greeley has attracted a large
Latino population, as well as many retirees. The city's downtown offers
unique shops, restaurants and events.