The Value of Your Money

What is the value of $100 where you live? According to the Tax Foundation, the value of $100 is highest in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri and lowest in the District of Columbia, Hawaii, and New York.  Using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Tax Foundation compared price differences in every state and adjusted the value of $100 based on those prices. For example, in the state of Colorado $100 is only worth $98.43. Check out the map below to see how far $100 will go in your state:

Price-Parity-2012

 

Source: Tax Foundation

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