Special Report

States Where People Pay the Highest Bills

Methodology

To identify the states with the highest household bills, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the report United States of Bill Pay from doxo insights, a bill paying platform. States are ranked by average household monthly bill payments. Average bill payments were calculated incorporating the most common household bills, including housing (mortgage and rent payments), auto loans, utilities, car insurance, cable, internet, mobile phone, health insurance, security alarms, and life insurance.

To calculate monthly expenditures as a percentage of income, we used five-year estimates of median household income by state from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 American Community Survey.

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.