Living off duty is ideal for a lot of men and women serving as U.S.-stationed active duty members. Whether or not that is a financially sound idea is largely impacted by the individual’s location, and rural is considerably better.
- Florida Keys, Chicago and New Orleans are among the most expensive places for active military members
- Fresno and Fayetteville are the most affordable places for active members with or without dependents
- Rural communities were considered to be the most affordable most commonly