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    Lightbulb How Much Is $100 Really Worth in Each State?



    How far does $100 go? Today's map, which comes from the Tax Foundation and uses data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, answers that question state by state. In Mississippi, your $100 could buy $115.74 worth of stuff relative to the national average. On the other end of the spectrum is Hawaii, where you'd only get $85.32 worth. Washington, D.C. is even lower, at $84.60.

    The Tax Foundation offers a little perspective on how to read the map:


    Tennessee is a low-price state, where $100 will buy what would cost $110.25 in another state that is closer to the national average. You can think of this as meaning that Tennesseans are about ten percent richer than their nominal incomes suggest.

    http://mentalfloss.com/article/58466...rth-each-state

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    I can tell you DC is dead on.

    The only two places I have been to in the US more expensive are San Francisco and New York City. And I travel a lot.

    You can't even eat three decent meals in San Francisco on the per diem rate.
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    DC - so even when you "buy" a congressman, you aren't getting what you paid for!

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    $91.41 in CT. I'm surprised. Feels like a hundred dollars doesn't buy a lot since you have this tax and that tax.
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    Interesting that the southern states get decent value.


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