Most Expensive City in Every State

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16. Kansas: Lawrence
> Cost of living in Lawrence: 7.3% less expensive than avg.
> Cost of living in Kansas: 9.5% less expensive than avg.
> Poverty rate: 17.1%
> Median household income: $56,345

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17. Kentucky: Lexington-Fayette
> Cost of living in Lexington-Fayette: 8.7% less expensive than avg.
> Cost of living in Kentucky: 12.2% less expensive than avg.
> Poverty rate: 17.1%
> Median household income: $53,769

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18. Louisiana: New Orleans-Metairie
> Cost of living in New Orleans-Metairie: 4.8% less expensive than avg.
> Cost of living in Louisiana: 9.6% less expensive than avg.
> Poverty rate: 17.0%
> Median household income: $48,804

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19. Maine: Portland-South Portland
> Cost of living in Portland-South Portland: 1.7% more expensive than avg.
> Cost of living in Maine: 1.6% less expensive than avg.
> Poverty rate: 9.1%
> Median household income: $63,422

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20. Maryland: Baltimore-Columbia-Towson
> Cost of living in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson: 7.2% more expensive than avg.
> Cost of living in Maryland: 9.5% more expensive than avg.
> Poverty rate: 10.4%
> Median household income: $76,788