What It Costs to Retire Comfortably in Every State

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35. Kansas
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $40,237
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $20,935 (4th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $14,100 (18th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 15.4% (18th lowest)

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34. Alabama
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $40,780
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $24,427 (20th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $12,288 (7th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.5% (22nd highest)

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33. Tennessee
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $40,855
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $23,518 (17th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $12,720 (8th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 15.9% (25th highest)

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32. South Dakota
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $40,923
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $24,863 (22nd lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $14,028 (17th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.3% (23rd highest)

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31. Rhode Island
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $40,954
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $25,316 (25th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $19,452 (8th highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 16.7% (17th highest)