The Most Expensive City in Each State

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

31. Santa Fe, New Mexico
> Cost of living compared to nation: 0.3% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 5.0% less expensive (24th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 14.2%
> Median household income: $52,809

New York City, Manhattan

32. New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York
> Cost of living compared to nation: 22.3% more expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 15.7% more expensive (2nd highest)
> Poverty rate: 14.6%
> Median household income: $67,066

Raleigh (Wake County), North Carolina

33. Raleigh, North Carolina
> Cost of living compared to nation: 4.1% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 8.3% less expensive (18th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 12.2%
> Median household income: $62,313

State Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota

34. Bismarck, North Dakota
> Cost of living compared to nation: 6.0% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 8.5% less expensive (17th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 9.8%
> Median household income: $63,356

Columbus, Ohio

35. Columbus, Ohio
> Cost of living compared to nation: 6.6% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 10.7% less expensive (7th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 14.5%
> Median household income: $56,371