If you’re lucky enough to have $100 in your pocket, you’re already ahead of most of America.
But, you can also rest assured knowing that $100 will go much further in Oklahoma than in will in many other states.
The Tax Foundation put together the following map that shows the relative value of $100 across the nation. Per the Tax Foundation: “Numbers represent value of goods that $100 can buy in each state compared to the national average.”
The bottom three on the map may not come as a surprise to many:
1. $84.60: Washington, D.C.
2. $85.32: Hawaii
3. $86.66: New York
The top three aren’t all too surprising, either:
1. $115.74: Mississippi
2. $114.16: Arkansas
3. $113.51: Missouri
Oklahoma comes in 10th on the list, tied with our northern neighbors, Kansas.
The Tax Foundation also had this to say about their findings:
A person who makes $40,000 a year after tax in Kentucky would need to have after-tax earnings of $53,000 in Washington, D.C., just in order to have an equal standard of living, let alone feel richer.
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