Special Report

States Where People Pay the Highest Bills

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45. Oklahoma
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,634 (18.4% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $53,840 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 36.4%

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44. South Dakota
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,654 (17.4% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $59,896 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 33.1%

43. New Mexico
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,663 (17.0% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $51,243 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 38.9%

42. Alabama
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,688 (15.7% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $52,035 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 38.9%

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41. Nebraska
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,696 (15.3% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $63,015 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 32.3%

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