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Hawaii Least Affordable State in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 AM :: 1943 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

LEAST AFFORDABLE STATES

from Lensa.com

With inflation rates soaring and the cost of living spiraling, more and more people are moving away from their expensive home states to search for the perfect job opportunities and a more stress-free and affordable life.

But which state is the least affordable for its residents? We’ve delved into the data to find out the locations pricing their workers out, comparing the cost of living to the average salary in each state, as well as the cost of groceries, housing, utilities, and transportation to find the most expensive US states.

#1 HAWAII

Rank 1

State

Hawaii
Cost Index Score 192.9
Grocery Cost Index Score 157.9
Housing Cost Index Score 313.1
Utilities Cost Index Score 169.2
Transportation Cost Index Score 141.1
Difference Between Cost of Living and Average Wage -20.32%

 

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