H. Edward Gallatin
Do you know what the value of $100 is in your state?
Do you know what the real value is of $100 in your state? Prices for the same goods are often much cheaper in the more rural areas of states like Missouri or Ohio than they are around large cities in states like New York or California. Robert Bellafiore, Aida Vazquez-Soto, and Scott Eastman reports the states where $100 is worth the most are Mississippi ($116.69), Arkansas ($115.61), Alabama ($115.34), West Virginia ($114.94), and Kentucky ($113.77). In their article on Tax Foundation they stated $100 is effectively worth the least in Hawaii ($84.39), the District of Columbia ($85.54), New York ($86.36), California ($87.11), and New Jersey ($88.57). Read the full article here.