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Hawaii Cost of Living 92% Above US Average
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From Missouri.gov, March, 2020

Missouri had the 5th lowest cost of living in the United States for 2019. In general, the most expensive areas to live were Hawaii, Alaska, the Northeast, and the West Coast. The least expensive areas were the Midwest and Southern states. For the past twelve quarters, Missouri has been in the top ten for lowest cost of living in the nation.

MERIC derives the cost of living index for each state by averaging the indices of participating cities and metropolitan areas in that state. Missouri’s cost of living index for 2019 was 88.5.

Cities across the nation participate in the Council for Community & Economic Research (C2ER) survey on a volunteer basis. Price information in the survey is governed by C2ER collection guidelines which strive for uniformity….

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PBN: How Hawaii's cost of living compares to other U.S. states

2019 Average Annual Cost of Living

STATE RANK INDEX GROCERY HOUSING UTILITIES TRANS HEALTH MSC
CARE
Hawaii  52 191.8 164.6 328.9 172.5 137.9 118.7 124.1
US Average ** 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

 

 

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