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According to Forbes.com, Pittsburgh is a bohemian bargain that will appeal particularly to the young and single.
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updated 8/17/2004 4:00:11 PM ET 2004-08-17T20:00:11

In these 60 small towns, medium-sized cities and larger metro regions, you can live well and your dollar will go far. Of course, the "live well" half our claim is shot through with subjectivity. It will be highly dependent on who you are, and what you want out of life.

There are plenty of folks who will steadfastly refuse to suffer even one more day of subfreezing temperatures —period, end of story. Others may be bored to the point of madness by living in a small town. They crave big-city stimulation. Their hope is to find such a lifestyle devoid of Manhattan-like expenses and pressures. Our hope is that this special report will help you find the where of your happiness.

Click on a type of community — Porch-Swing, Happy Hootervilles, IQ Campuses, Steroid Cities, Bohemian Bargains or Telecommuting Heavens — for a short description.

For a complete methodology, click here.

This report was adapted from Life 2.0: How People Across America Are Transforming Their Lives by Finding the Where of Their Happiness by Rich Karlgaard.

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