Jimmy Carter still lives in the same $167,000 house he built in Georgia in 1961 and shops at Dollar General

Former President Jimmy Carter lives in a $167,000 house and shops at the Dollar General

Former President Jimmy Carter might have once called the white mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue his home, but now, he lives in a much, much more modest abode.

Carter, the nation’s 39th president and oldest-living former president in U.S. history at 94 years old, lives a fairly normal — and frugal — life, according to The Washington Post. In fact, Carter still lives in the ranch house he built himself in 1961.

The home, in rural Plains, Georgia (about a 2½-hour drive south of Atlanta) is a two-bedroom ranch assessed at just $167,000, which is “less than the value of the armored Secret Service vehicles parked outside,” the Post reports. It’s also less than the median home price in Georgia, which is $175,300, according to real estat… Continue Reading

Source: https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/08/22/jimmy-carter-lives-in-an-inexpensive-house.html?__source=instagram%7Cmain

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