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Seeking Sun and Surf? These US Beach Towns Won't Break the Bank

Port Arthur, Texas, comes in at No. 1
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 8, 2022 12:02 PM CDT
Here Are the Most Affordable Beach Towns in America
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Dreaming of a home near the ocean? A new assessment by PropertyShark susses out the most affordable beach towns and cities in the US. The site calculated median price per square foot to crown Port Arthur, Texas, as the champ. Generally, locales in Texas, Mississippi, and Florida dominated the top 25. Here are the top 10:

  1. Port Arthur, Texas, $65 per square foot; median sale price, $87,235
  2. Pascagoula, Miss., $66; $123,981
  3. Laguna Heights, Texas, $88; $162,718
  4. Gautier, Miss., $92; $171,687
  5. Gulfport, Miss., $94; $183,158
  6. (tie) Mobile, Ala., $102; $180,920
  7. (tie) Corpus Christi, Texas, $102; $219,032
  8. Port Richey, Fla., $104; $192,900
  9. Brunswick, Ga., $105; $216,442
  10. Bowers, Del., $107; $223,085
See the full rankings. (Or check out other lists.)

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