What It Costs to Retire Comfortably in Every State

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40. Iowa
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $39,491
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $20,968 (5th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $13,068 (11th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.7% (16th highest)

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39. Missouri
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $39,696
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $22,969 (13th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $13,176 (12th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.5% (20th highest)

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38. Utah
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $39,725
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $27,703 (19th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $15,408 (21st highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 10.8% (the lowest)

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37. Texas
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $39,814
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $25,827 (22nd highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $15,480 (20th highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 12.2% (3rd lowest)

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36. Wisconsin
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $39,870
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $24,233 (19th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $14,472 (25th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.5% (21st highest)