California is the second most expensive state to live in. With median home prices around $547,900 and notoriously high costs of living throughout the state, you might be discouraged from moving to the Golden State. But there are ways to get the best of both worlds! If you’re willing to compromise on which city you live in, you can find affordable housing, safe neighborhoods, and excellent West Coast amenities. We're sharing the eight most affordable places to live in California!