Special Report

The Value of a Dollar in Every State

Miami, Florida
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35. Florida
> Value of a dollar:
$1.01
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +9.7% (6th largest)
> Median household income: $47,463 (12th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 16.5% (16th highest)

Portland, Oregon 2
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34. Oregon
> Value of a dollar:
$1.01
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +7.1% (19th smallest)
> Median household income: $51,075 (23rd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 16.6% (14th highest)

Pennsylvania
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33. Pennsylvania
> Value of a dollar:
$1.01
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +7.1% (18th smallest)
> Median household income: $53,234 (22nd highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (21st lowest)

Las Vegas, Nevada
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32. Nevada
> Value of a dollar:
$1.02
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +10.3% (2nd largest)
> Median household income: $51,450 (24th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.2% (23rd highest)

Providence, Rhode Island
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31. Rhode Island
> Value of a dollar:
$1.02
> Chg. in value of dollar 2008-2013: +9.8% (4th largest)
> Median household income: $54,891 (19th highest)
> Poverty rate: 14.3% (24th lowest)

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