1. It has some of the cheapest rent in the country. Fresh out of college, my 780 sq. ft. apartment runs me just over $600 (with utilities and internet).
2. It’s still a foodie heaven for the broke college student, with food cart pods possibly outnumbering restaurants, where you can get a vegan burrito, a fried pie, poutine French fries, and a basil lemonade for under $10.