The Most Expensive City in Each State

Print Email

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

36. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
> Cost of living compared to nation: 7.6% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 9.9% less expensive (9th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.3%
> Median household income: $52,416

Portland, Oregon

37. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Oregon
> Cost of living compared to nation: 1.3% more expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 1.0% less expensive (17th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.6%
> Median household income: $60,248

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3

38. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
> Cost of living compared to nation: 7.2% more expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 1.8% less expensive (19th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.4%
> Median household income: $62,171

Providence, Rhode Island 4

39. Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island
> Cost of living compared to nation: 1.0% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 1.3% less expensive (18th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.6%
> Median household income: $55,836

Charleston, South Carolina

40. Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina
> Cost of living compared to nation: 3.7% less expensive
> State cost of living compared to nation: 9.5% less expensive (12th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.1%
> Median household income: $53,572