The Value of a Dollar in Every State

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Des Moines, Iowa

10. Iowa
> Value of a dollar:
$1.11
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +5.5% (2nd smallest)
> Median household income: $53,712 (21st highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.2% (15th lowest)

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

9. Oklahoma
> Value of a dollar:
$1.11
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +6.3% (8th smallest)
> Median household income: $47,529 (13th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 16.6% (14th highest)

Columbus, Ohio

8. Ohio
> Value of a dollar:
$1.12
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +8.0% (17th largest)
> Median household income: $49,308 (16th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.8% (20th highest)

Missouri

7. Missouri
> Value of a dollar:
$1.12
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +5.8% (6th smallest)
> Median household income: $48,363 (15th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.5% (21st highest)

Kentucky Farm

6. Kentucky
> Value of a dollar:
$1.12
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +7.3% (20th smallest)
> Median household income: $42,958 (5th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 19.1% (5th highest)