The Most Expensive City in Each State

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Honolulu County, Hawaii

11. Urban Honolulu, Hawaii
> Cost of living compared to nation: 23.5% more expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 16.8% more expensive (the highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.7%
> Median household income: $74,634

Boise City, Idaho

12. Boise City, Idaho
> Cost of living compared to nation: 4.9% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 6.6% less expensive (21st lowest)
> Poverty rate: 13.9%
> Median household income: $51,826

Chicago, Illinois 4

13. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, Illinois
> Cost of living compared to nation: 6.0% more expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 0.7% more expensive (15th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.9%
> Median household income: $61,598

Bloomington, Indiana

14. Bloomington, Indiana
> Cost of living compared to nation: 5.1% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 8.6% less expensive (16th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 24.1%
> Median household income: $44,963

Iowa City, Iowa

15. Iowa City, Iowa
> Cost of living compared to nation: 3.7% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 9.7% less expensive (11th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 16.0%
> Median household income: $59,791