What It Costs to Retire Comfortably in Every State

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50. Arkansas
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $36,378
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $22,276 (8th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $11,112 (2nd lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.5% (19th highest)

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49. New Mexico
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $36,628
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $29,384 (11th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $14,280 (22nd lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.8% (13th highest)

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48. Kentucky
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $36,680
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $22,698 (10th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $11,832 (5th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 15.9% (24th lowest)

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47. Ohio
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $36,767
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $25,388 (25th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $12,864 (10th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.6% (18th highest)

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46. Michigan
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $37,844
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $23,394 (16th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $13,572 (15th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.7% (15th highest)