The Most Expensive City in Each State

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Norfolk, Virginia

46. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
> Cost of living compared to nation: 1.6% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 2.6% more expensive (11th highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.4%
> Median household income: $58,871

Seattle, Washington

47. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
> Cost of living compared to nation: 7.8% more expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 3.8% more expensive (10th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.3%
> Median household income: $71,273

Charleston, West Virginia 2

48. Charleston, West Virginia
> Cost of living compared to nation: 11.0% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 11.1% less expensive (6th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 17.9%
> Median household income: $42,761

Downtown Madison, Wisconsin

49. Madison, Wisconsin
> Cost of living compared to nation: 2.2% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 6.6% less expensive (21st lowest)
> Poverty rate: 12.7%
> Median household income: $60,903

Casper, Wyoming

50. Casper, Wyoming
> Cost of living compared to nation: 2.1% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 3.8% less expensive (25th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 9.3%
> Median household income: $56,392