Special Report

What It Costs to Retire Comfortably in Every State

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Oklahoma
> Est. total retirement spending: $849,036 (6th least)
> Avg. cost of living: 12.8% less than avg. (5th lowest)
> Avg. homeownership cost for citizens 65 and older with no mortgage: $407 per month (13th lowest)
> Pop. 65 and older: 16.1% (12th lowest)

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Oregon
> Est. total retirement spending: $1,113,818 (13th most)
> Avg. cost of living: 2.2% more than avg. (12th highest)
> Avg. homeownership cost for citizens 65 and older with no mortgage: $554 per month (12th highest)
> Pop. 65 and older: 18.2% (10th highest)

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Pennsylvania
> Est. total retirement spending: $1,024,949 (23rd most)
> Avg. cost of living: 3.0% less than avg. (22nd highest)
> Avg. homeownership cost for citizens 65 and older with no mortgage: $530 per month (18th highest)
> Pop. 65 and older: 18.7% (8th highest)

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Rhode Island
> Est. total retirement spending: $1,092,801 (15th most)
> Avg. cost of living: 1.3% more than avg. (15th highest)
> Avg. homeownership cost for citizens 65 and older with no mortgage: $717 per month (6th highest)
> Pop. 65 and older: 17.7% (15th highest)

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South Carolina
> Est. total retirement spending: $941,523 (13th least)
> Avg. cost of living: 8.5% less than avg. (18th lowest)
> Avg. homeownership cost for citizens 65 and older with no mortgage: $374 per month (8th lowest)
> Pop. 65 and older: 18.2% (11th highest)