13. Toledo, OH
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Percent of workers who live <10 min. from work: 13.5%Mean one-way commute: 21.1 minutesCommuter profile: Car: 90.6%, Public transit: 2.6%, Walk: 2.8%, Bicycle: 0.2%Median home value: $78,400Median rent (2br): $692
Located on the banks of Lake Erie, Toledo is less than a two-hour drive from the larger cities of Detroit and Cleveland. Most commuters within the city also choose to drive, but those who prefer public transportation can use the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) bus services around the city. In addition to being known as the “Glass Capital of the World,” Toledo is famous for its affordability. At $78,400, Toledo has the lowest median home value on this list.