The Value of a Dollar in Each State

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An aerial view of a Maui beach, Kahului, Hawaii

50. Hawaii
> Value of a dollar: $0.86
> Personal income: $46,594 (20th highest)
> Effective personal income: $39,892 (6th lowest)
> Median home value: $566,900 (the highest)

New York Columbus Circle

49. New York
> Value of a dollar: $0.86
> Personal income: $56,771 (5th highest)
> Effective personal income: $49,067 (14th highest)
> Median home value: $293,500 (6th highest)

Princeton Chapel, New Jersey

48. New Jersey
> Value of a dollar: $0.87
> Personal income: $57,817 (4th highest)
> Effective personal income: $50,495 (10th highest)
> Median home value: $322,600 (4th highest)

Bixby Creek Bridge on Highway One, California driving

47. California
> Value of a dollar: $0.89
> Personal income: $51,134 (10th highest)
> Effective personal income: $45,493 (23rd lowest)
> Median home value: $449,100 (2nd highest)

Johns Hopkins, Maryland

46. Maryland
> Value of a dollar: $0.91
> Personal income: $54,109 (8th highest)
> Effective personal income: $49,056 (15th highest)
> Median home value: $299,800 (5th highest)