What It Costs to Retire Comfortably in Every State

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30. Louisiana
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $41,107
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $23,089 (14th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $12,252 (6th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 14.9% (7th lowest)

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29. Oklahoma
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $41,296
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $21,927 (6th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $12,756 (9th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 15.3% (13th lowest)

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28. West Virginia
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $41,696
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $18,438 (the lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $10,620 (the lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 19.3% (3rd highest)

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27. South Carolina
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $42,224
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $26,211 (21st highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $13,776 (16th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 17.2% (10th highest)

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26. Nebraska
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $42,386
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $22,477 (9th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $14,340 (24th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 15.4% (17th lowest)