The Income a Family Really Needs to Avoid Poverty in Every State

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Montana
> Annual cost of living (family of 2): $49,867 (25th highest)
> Annual housing costs (family of 2): $7,836 (15th lowest)
> Annual food costs (family of 2): $5,827 (23rd lowest)
> Median family income: $68,940 (14th lowest)
> Families earning less than $10,000: 2.9% (21st lowest)

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Nebraska
> Annual cost of living (family of 2): $49,254 (24th lowest)
> Annual housing costs (family of 2): $7,651 (12th lowest)
> Annual food costs (family of 2): $5,546 (12th lowest)
> Median family income: $75,990 (25th highest)
> Families earning less than $10,000: 2.5% (7th lowest)

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Nevada
> Annual cost of living (family of 2): $45,891 (7th lowest)
> Annual housing costs (family of 2): $9,237 (23rd highest)
> Annual food costs (family of 2): $5,941 (20th highest)
> Median family income: $71,864 (19th lowest)
> Families earning less than $10,000: 3.5% (20th highest)

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New Hampshire
> Annual cost of living (family of 2): $50,717 (21st highest)
> Annual housing costs (family of 2): $11,177 (12th highest)
> Annual food costs (family of 2): $6,329 (8th highest)
> Median family income: $93,930 (6th highest)
> Families earning less than $10,000: 2.2% (2nd lowest)

New Jersey
> Annual cost of living (family of 2): $56,496 (8th highest)
> Annual housing costs (family of 2): $14,076 (5th highest)
> Annual food costs (family of 2): $6,293 (9th highest)
> Median family income: $101,404 (3rd highest)
> Families earning less than $10,000: 2.8% (18th lowest)