Special Report

The Value of a Dollar in Every State

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Hawaii
> Value of a dollar: $0.81 (the lowest)
> Annual personal income: $60,729 (17th highest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $49,008 (2nd lowest)
> Median home value: $669,200 (the highest)

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Idaho
> Value of a dollar: $1.08 (21st highest)
> Annual personal income: $48,616 (8th lowest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $52,408 (8th lowest)
> Median home value: $255,200 (19th highest)

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Illinois
> Value of a dollar: $1.03 (21st lowest)
> Annual personal income: $62,977 (12th highest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $64,614 (5th highest)
> Median home value: $209,100 (25th highest)

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Indiana
> Value of a dollar: $1.11 (10th highest)
> Annual personal income: $51,340 (16th lowest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $57,141 (24th highest)
> Median home value: $156,000 (7th lowest)

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Iowa
> Value of a dollar: $1.11 (12th highest)
> Annual personal income: $55,218 (24th lowest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $61,292 (19th highest)
> Median home value: $158,900 (9th lowest)