3. Boston, Massachusetts
Boston is a multifaceted city, just like all the other cities on our list. Boston is home to several museums, universities, even some of the most expensive apartments in the whole country. Just renting a one bedroom apartment in this city may cost you around $2,400 a month. The utilities are 23% more expensive than the national average and you will need to buy a transit pass for $75 a month if you don’t have your own car. With a median income of $53,601, the high life homes are merely dreams for many citizens.