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The Most Expensive City To Live in Every State

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Kansas: Manhattan:
>Cost of living in Manhattan: 6.2% less expensive than U.S. avg.
>Cost of living in Kansas: 7.6% less expensive than U.S. avg.
>Poverty rate: 17.8% (state:11.4%)
>Median household income: $54,488 (state: $61,091)

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Kentucky: Lexington-Fayette:
>Cost of living in Lexington-Fayette: 6.8% less expensive than U.S. avg.
>Cost of living in Kentucky: 10.2% less expensive than U.S. avg.
>Poverty rate: 14.5% (state:16.6%)
>Median household income: $60,769 (state: $52,238)

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Louisiana: New Orleans-Metairie:
>Cost of living in New Orleans-Metairie: 3.1% less expensive than U.S. avg.
>Cost of living in Louisiana: 7.3% less expensive than U.S. avg.
>Poverty rate: 16.9% (state:18.6%)
>Median household income: $54,388 (state: $50,800)

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Maine: Portland-South Portland:
>Cost of living in Portland-South Portland: 0.3% more expensive than U.S. avg.
>Cost of living in Maine: 3.2% less expensive than U.S. avg.
>Poverty rate: 8.1% (state:11.1%)
>Median household income: $72,552 (state: $59,489)

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Maryland: Baltimore-Columbia-Towson:
>Cost of living in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson: 5.4% more expensive than U.S. avg.
>Cost of living in Maryland: 6.5% more expensive than U.S. avg.
>Poverty rate: 9.8% (state:9.0%)
>Median household income: $83,811 (state: $87,063)

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