Special Report

The Value of a Dollar in Every State

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Kansas
> Value of a dollar: $1.11 (13th highest)
> Annual personal income: $56,073 (24th highest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $62,129 (15th highest)
> Median home value: $163,200 (10th lowest)

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Kentucky
> Value of a dollar: $1.13 (6th highest)
> Annual personal income: $46,507 (4th lowest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $52,367 (7th lowest)
> Median home value: $151,700 (5th lowest)

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Louisiana
> Value of a dollar: $1.12 (8th highest)
> Annual personal income: $50,037 (11th lowest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $56,091 (20th lowest)
> Median home value: $172,100 (13th lowest)

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Maine
> Value of a dollar: $1.01 (18th lowest)
> Annual personal income: $54,225 (22nd lowest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $54,605 (13th lowest)
> Median home value: $200,500 (23rd lowest)

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Maryland
> Value of a dollar: $0.92 (7th lowest)
> Annual personal income: $68,258 (7th highest)
> Cost of living-adjusted income: $63,002 (11th highest)
> Median home value: $332,500 (9th highest)