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States Where People Pay the Highest Bills

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20. Texas
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,956 (2.3% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $63,826 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 36.8%

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19. Minnesota
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,967 (1.8% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $73,382 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 32.2%

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18. Florida
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $1,993 (0.5% lower than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $57,703 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 41.4%

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17. Wyoming
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $2,022 (0.9% higher than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $65,304 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 37.2%

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16. Illinois
> Avg. monthly household bill payments: $2,029 (1.3% higher than nat’l. avg.)
> Median household income: $68,428 per year
> Household bills as a share of income: 35.6%

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