What It Costs to Retire Comfortably in Every State

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5. Vermont
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $49,598
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $22,041 (7th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $16,692 (16th highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 18.8% (4th highest)

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4. California
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $49,640
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $34,746 (4th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $23,016 (3rd highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 13.9% (6th lowest)

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3. New York
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $50,321
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $29,018 (13th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $21,648 (4th highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 15.9% (25th lowest)

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2. Hawaii
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $54,590
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $31,603 (6th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $24,768 (the highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 17.8% (8th highest)

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1. Alaska
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $56,879
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $36,513 (the highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $19,260 (9th highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 11.2% (2nd lowest)