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How much $100 is really worth in every state

Map How much 100 is really worth in every state The Washington Post


Not all Benjamins are created equal.

For the first time ever, the federal government this year introduced a data series that compares price differences among states and metropolitan areas. Those estimates — regional price parities and real personal income — offer something simple and immensely useful for anyone considering making a move: They allow you to compare how far your money goes in each state.

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Is it me or are California, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Washington DC getting screwed?

Culture costs.

Washington has culture but it's way cheaper. 

Nevada and Florida seem pretty reasonable too.

Note that the most thriving economies are the ones where money isn't going as far.

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