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Places That'll Pay You to Live There

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 16: <p>People are moving to bigger cities, making the situation even worse. Like in a vicious cycle, the market value of houses is only going up and fewer jobs are available. That leaves <strong><a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/travel/us/15-most-underrated-cities-america">smaller towns at disadvantage</a></strong> and at risk of <strong><a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/travel/world/20-creepiest-abandoned-cities-you-never-knew-existed">slowly disappearing</a></strong>. Locals in some places are not staying idle. They are coming up with creative ways to get former residents back or <strong><a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/adventure/n/go-here-not-there-undiscovered-places-visit-now">to welcome new ones</a></strong>.</p>

Places That'll Pay You to Live There

People are moving to bigger cities, making the situation even worse. Like in a vicious cycle, the market value of houses is only going up and fewer jobs are available. That leaves smaller towns at disadvantage and at risk of slowly disappearing. Locals in some places are not staying idle. They are coming up with creative ways to get former residents back or to welcome new ones.

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